Better known as Egelstonville, a small settlement on Bank Lick creek, near the center of Kenton county, 2 1/2 miles from Independence, 8 1/2 from Covington and 1 1/2 from Maurice, on the L., C. & L. R.R., its nearest shipping point. It contains a grist mill and public school; and exports tobacco and country produce. Stage to Independence and Covington. Daily mail. Population 50. H.W. Egelston, postmaster.
Egelston, H.W., general store and hotel.
Miller, Jacob, wagonmaker.
Smitt & Hampton, blacksmiths.
Snyder, Robert, miller.
This info is from the Kentucky State Gazetteer and Business Directory, published in 1876-77 by R. L. Polk in Louisville.