A Place better known as Benton Station, on the Kentucky Central R. R., and settlement on the Licking River, formed in 1820 and situated on the southeastern part of Kenton County, 18 miles from Covington, the county seat, and 100 from Louisville. Its shipments are corn and tobacco. Daily mail. Population, 40. J. M. Armstrong, postmaster.
Armstrong, J. M., Railroad Agent, also general store
Armstrong, J. M., & Bro., leaf tobacco dealers
Williams, J. E., physician
This info is from the Kentucky State Gazetteer and Business Directory, published in 1876-77 by R. L. Polk in Louisville.