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 Florence, a major crossroads [[towns|community]],​ was established at the intersection of roads from Covington to Louisville and Lexington. Ten miles from Covington, it eventually became the first stagecoach stop on the trip south. ​ Florence, a major crossroads [[towns|community]],​ was established at the intersection of roads from Covington to Louisville and Lexington. Ten miles from Covington, it eventually became the first stagecoach stop on the trip south. ​
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 In the early years of development,​ Florence was known as Crossroads, Polecat, Maddensville,​ and Connersville,​ under which a Post Office was established in [[1828]]. The Post Office again caused the name of the community to change because of confusion with another Kentucky [[Connersville]],​ and it was established by the Legislature of the Commonwealth as Florence in [[1830]]. ​ In the early years of development,​ Florence was known as Crossroads, Polecat, Maddensville,​ and Connersville,​ under which a Post Office was established in [[1828]]. The Post Office again caused the name of the community to change because of confusion with another Kentucky [[Connersville]],​ and it was established by the Legislature of the Commonwealth as Florence in [[1830]]. ​
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