It is a home control class city in Jefferson and Oldham regions in the U.S. province of Kentucky. The Jefferson County parcel is a piece of the Louisville Metro government. The populace was 4,657 at the time 2000 statistics. It is one of the wealthiest groups in Kentucky. The region was first known as Sand Hill when it was settled by agriculturists in the late eighteenth Century. The present group grew up around the "Prospect" railroad station raised by the Louisville, Harrods Creek and Westport Railway c. 1872.
The name alluded either to the view from the highest point of the slope or the normal finish of the line which – inferable from the Long Depression – never reached Westport and crumbled into insolvency in 1879. At the point when the mail station was built up in 1886, the neighborhood postmaster named it Wilhoyte in his own particular respect, however the group redressed this inside the month.