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NameGeorgetown/scott County Tourism - Kentucky
Address399 Outlet Center Drive
P. O. Box 825
Georgetown, KY 40324
Brief DescriptionIf you could take all of the magic and mystique that makes the Bluegrass memorable, and distill it into one beautiful, easily accessible location, you would wind up with something very much like Georgetown and Scott County.
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CategoryTourism
DescriptionGeorgetown/Scott County Tourism - Kentucky in Georgetown, KY

Located just north of the crossroads of I-75 and I-64, Georgetown and Scott County is ideally located 10 miles north of Lexington, the Horse Capital of the World." Georgetown was founded in 1790 by the Baptist minister Elijah Craig. The Reverend Craig is perhaps best known for his world famous invention, "bourbon" whiskey. In 1789, the Reverend Craig is said to have produced a new taste in whiskey by using corn, rye, and barley malt and letting it age in charred barrels. Although bourbon is no longer produced in Georgetown or Scott County, Kentucky remains the leading producer of whiskey in the United States.

We invite you to take just a few hours or a few days to explore Scott County...and discover for yourself what makes us uniquely Kentucky. Our back roads offer beautiful horse farms, Irish fieldstone fences, the meandering Elkhorn and Eagle Creeks and rolling fields of tobacco and cattle. The North Fork of Elkhorn Creek, which flows through Georgetown and Scott County, is considered one of the best small mouth bass fisheries in America. Elkhorn Creek, the inspiration for Walt Whitman’s “Leaves of Grass,” offers both canoeists and fishermen a rewarding and relaxing experience. A network of trails is being developed along the creek and its tributaries for walkers to explore the scenic and historic beauty of Elkhorn Creek. Scott County is home to several small, quaint communities like Stamping Ground, named for the buffalo herds that would gather at the salt spring and stomp the ground while waiting for water--and Sadieville, a rail stop along the Cincinnati Southern Railroad, named for Sadie Emison Pack, an honored citizen who was hostess to engineers working on the line in 1879. The charming village of Oxford features antique shops that host outdoor spring and fall antique shows at the scenic old Presbyterian Church.

Historic, downtown Georgetown--one of the most picturesque, Victorian downtown areas in Kentucky, features antique shops, a variety boutiques, and restaurants that offer the best in down home country cooking. Over 200 buildings in downtown are listed on the national registry of historic places.

Georgetown is also home to the Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky, Inc. Factory Stores of America Outlet Center, and the Kentucky Horse Park - the only park in the world dedicated to the horse.

Whatever route you take, we're sure you'll find the road that leads back to Georgetown and Scott County again and again.
Phone 1(888) 863-8600
Phone 2(502) 863-2547
Emailleigh@georgetownky.com
Handicapped AccessibleNo
Websitewww.georgetownky.com
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Request BrochureGeorgetown/Scott County "A Kentucky Treasure" Brochure
Last Updated9/7/2012
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Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky
Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky
Georgetown Tour (0.9 miles )
Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky, Inc
Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky, Inc
Georgetown Factory Tour (0.9 miles )
Toyota Motor Manufacturing Tour
Toyota Motor Manufacturing Tour
Georgetown Tour (0.9 miles )
Georgetown/scott County Museum
Georgetown/scott County Museum
Georgetown Museum (1.0 miles )
Georgetow/scott County Museum
Georgetow/scott County Museum
Georgetown Museum (1.1 miles )
Scott County Arts And Cultural Center
Scott County Arts And Cultural Center
Georgetown Art Gallery (1.2 miles )
Kentucky Horse Park
Kentucky Horse Park
Lexington Scenic (4.2 miles )
St. Francis De Sales Mission
St. Francis De Sales Mission
Georgetown Historic Site (7.4 miles )
Yuko-En Garden
Yuko-En Garden
Georgetown Tour (7.9 miles )
Yuko-En Official Kentucky-Japan Friendship Garden
Yuko-En Official Kentucky-Japan Friendship Garden
Georgetown Scenic (8.1 miles )
Lexington Cemetery
Lexington Cemetery
Lexington Scenic (9.9 miles )
Mary Todd Lincoln House
Mary Todd Lincoln House
Lexington Museum (10.2 miles )
Explorium of Lexington
Explorium of Lexington
Lexington Art Museum (10.3 miles )
Keeneland Race Course Thoroughbred Racing
Keeneland Race Course Thoroughbred Racing
Lexington Sport (10.8 miles )
Aviation Museum of Kentucky
Aviation Museum of Kentucky
Lexington Museum (11.6 miles )
The Arboretum
The Arboretum
Lexington Nature (12.1 miles )
GattiTown,Lexington KY
GattiTown,Lexington KY
Lexington Recreation (13.3 miles )
Lexington Ice Skating and Recreation Center
Lexington Ice Skating and Recreation Center
Lexington Sport (13.8 miles )
Cinemark Fayette Mall and XD
Cinemark Fayette Mall and XD
Lexington Movie Cinema (14.2 miles )
The Great Buffalo Chase 5k
The Great Buffalo Chase 5k
Frankfort Sport (15.5 miles )
Disturbia At The Distillery
Disturbia At The Distillery
Frankfort Theatre (15.6 miles )
Wild Turkey Distillery
Wild Turkey Distillery
Lawrenceburg Brewery or Distillery (18.3 miles )
Kincaid Regional Theatre Company, Inc.
Kincaid Regional Theatre Company, Inc.
Falmouth Theatre (29.0 miles )
Touched with Fire
Touched with Fire
Louisville Art Gallery (30.2 miles )
AMC Classic Maysville 4
AMC Classic Maysville 4
Maysville Movie Cinema (41.4 miles )
Boone County Arboretum at Central Park
Boone County Arboretum at Central Park
Union Nature (45.5 miles )

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