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Total Area

We serve the entirety of Nicholas County's  197 square miles.

Rivers

The beautiful Licking River runs though Nicholas County, and has been drawing people to the area since the early settlers began to come to Kentucky.

Lakes

While Nicholas County is speckled with many ponds, the largest body of water in the area is Lake Carnico. This 150 acre lake offers a unique water front living option, as well as a neighboring Lake Carnico golf course. 

Safety & Preparedness

The Carlisle-Nicholas County Emergency Management agency is here to assist the community in times of emergencies. They have plans in place to deal with anything form a typical storm to a nuclear disaster. Recently, the EM Director has received State approval for all existing plans in Nicholas County.

Temperature

  Avg High (°F) Avg Low (°F) Mean (°F) Heat Deg Day Cool Deg Day
Jan 40.9 22.3 31.6 1035 0
Feb 45.3 25.1 35.2 834 0
Mar 55.3 31.7 43.5 667 1
Apr 66.6 40.8 53.7 352 13
May 75.3 50.9 63.1 133 74
Jun 83.8 60.1 71.9 17 226
Jul 87.0 64.3 75.6 1 331
Aug 86.6 62.6 74.6 3 300
Sep 80.5 54.1 67.3 62 131
Oct 68.8 42.4 55.6 309 17
Nov 56.4 33.8 45.1 598 1
Dec 44.3 25.7 35.0 930 0

Temperature Extremes, Annual Number of Days

  Days
High > 90°F (Num. of Days) 27
Low < 32°F (Num. of Days) 110
Low < 0°F (Num. of Days) 2

Precipitation

  Precip Total " Snowfall Total " Days Precip ≥ 0.01" Days Precip ≥ 0.5" Days Snow Depth ≥ 10"
Jan 3.4 4.1 9.6 2.6 N/A
Feb 3.3 4.3 8.7 2.1 N/A
Mar 4.5 0.8 10.7 3.0 N/A
Apr 4.0 0.2 10.7 2.7 N/A
May 5.4 0.0 10.9 3.5 N/A
Jun 4.6 0.0 9.5 3.2 N/A
Jul 4.2 0.0 9.1 3.1 N/A
Aug 3.4 0.0 7.3 2.3 N/A
Sep 2.9 0.0 6.8 2.0 N/A
Oct 3.2 0.0 7.9 2.2 N/A
Nov 3.8 0.1 9.5 3.0 N/A
Dec 3.7 2.4 10.2 3.0 N/A