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Trenton, Kentucky
Trenton, Kentucky

Trenton is a Todd county city about six miles southwest of Elkton. Settlement probably began circa 1796 and a town known as Lewisburgh or Lewisville was established by Lewis Leavell 1819. Since the Lewis name was already in use elsewhere the name Trenton was adopted. The source of that name is not known. The railroad arrived circa 1869.

Trenton was incorporated in 1840.

The Trenton post office opened in 1819.

The population in 2020 was 328.

There are, or were, also Lewisburg in Logan county, Lewisburg in Mason county, Lewisburg in McCracken county, and Lewisburg in Muhlenberg county.

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