The county seat of Grant county, is a village of about 500 inhabitants, settled in 1820 and incorporated in 1852. It is on the line of the Cincinnati Southern R.R., and will have a station when the road is completed. Walton, on the L.C. & L. R.R., its nearest shipping point at present, is 18 miles distant, and Louisville 107. The village contains two flouring mills, three churches--Methodist, Baptist and Reform--an academy and a common school. The principal shipments are tobacco, hogs, wheat and general country produce. Daily mail. Thomas S. Porter, postmaster. .

Business Directory

Beckman, T.C., grocer.
Boys, D., builder.
Burgess, G.J., hotel.
Chardonneau, D.T., grocer.
Collins, R.A., flouring mill.
Cunningham, D.L., flouring mill.
Gassett, S.P., hotel.
Hogan, O.P., jr., druggist.
Hogan, O.P., sr., livery.
Jeffers, N.H., dry goods.
Johnson, W.C., hotel.
Mount, J.W., stoves and tinware.
O'Hara & Wolf, blacksmiths.
Porter, Thos. S., general store.
Powell & Burgess, general store.
Secrist, F.M., hotel.
Stubblefield, R.W., saddler.
Theobald, N.V., druggist.
Webb, John H., general store.
Zinn, P. T., general store.


This info is from the Kentucky State Gazetteer and Business Directory, published in 1876-77 by R. L. Polk in Louisville.