Welcome to Pendleton County, KY
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Founded in 1799
The County was named after Edmund Pendleton (1721-1803), a longtime member of the Virginia House of Burgesses (1752-74), the Continental Congress and chief justice of Virginia.
The city of Butler was established around 1852 when the Kentucky Central Railroad was built through the area. The city was named for William O. Butler, U.S. congressman from the area (1839-43), when it was incorporated on February 1, 1868.
The county seat is Falmouth
Cities and Towns
* Butler * De Mossville * Falmouth * Williamstown
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Surrounding Counties* Kenton County (northwest)
* Campbell County (north)
* Clermont County, Ohio (northeast, across the Ohio River)
* Bracken County (east)
* Harrison County (south)
* Grant County (west)