Here Are The 13 Coolest Small Towns In Kentucky You’ve Probably Never Heard Of
We can all agree: The small towns in Kentucky are the heartbeat of our state. There is something special about these communities that keeps residents loving and living life within the borders. Some have been recognized in previous articles, but there are plenty more that deserve mention. After all, some of the coolest small towns in Kentucky are gems even many locals don’t know about. Looking for more small town splendor to explore? Here are 13 special small towns in Kentucky with populations between 1,000 and 2,800:
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/
If you grew up in one of the coolest small towns in Kentucky, you know just how special life can be. The history of these communities runs deep, as does the comradely. What small towns do you think deserve recognition? Share your thoughts in the comments!
Longing for more adventure in The Bluegrass State? Fortunately, there are enough small towns to make an entire road trip.
The Bluegrass State is full of interesting places worth visiting. Paducah, Kentucky is a lovely and charming place. It features things like the National Quilt Museum and summertime concerts. Maysville is also a cute little stop that belongs on any KY bucket list. This pretty place is overflowing with old school charm, which is appropriate given its fairy impressive timeline.
What are the oldest communities in Kentucky?
Kentucky was the fifteenth state to be admitted to the Union, earning that honor in the year of 1792. Many of its oldest settlements dating back to circa that era. Harrodsburg, its oldest town, actually dates back to 1774!
What is the scenic town in Kentucky?
Careful! This is a trick question. Kentucky is full of charm and beauty, and its communities are all splendid in wonderfully different ways. Some towns are modern, others are quaint, and some are historic… but they likely share a similar level of splendor. Ask locals for suggestions if you’re serious about exploring Kentucky towns. It’s worth seeing our state through the eyes of a Kentucky native!
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