Robards is a Henderson county city on KY 416 and the Louisville and Nashville Railroad about eight miles south of Henderson. The name is from J.D. Robards who operated a store and was the first postmaster. Robard's Station on the L&N opened circa 1868. Robards was incorporated in 1997. The Robard's Station post office opened in 1868 and was later shortened to Robard and finally renamed Robards. The population in 2010 was 515.
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