Bevington is located adjacent to Interstate 35 on state Highway 92 along Middle River. The majority of the city is located in Madison County. Bevington was laid out in 1872. It was named for C. D. Bevington, a prominent local businessman. It's home to the popular Hitchin' Post Grill and the busiest Kum & Go in the state, as well as the Bevington Bluegrass Festival in June at the Briar Patch Amphitheater. Bevington is also part of the newly designated Covered Bridges Scenic Byway.