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Floyd County - Powered by Big Sandy RECC

504 11th St
Paintsville, KY 41420
P: +1 606-789-4095

Why Floyd County?

Floyd County is the ideal destination for a family vacation, returning to enjoy a family reunion, taking a tour, or attending a conference. There's more here than meets the eye!


The Mountain Arts Center provides Eastern Kentucky’s best family entertainment! The 1,044 seat theater is home to Billie Jean Osborne’s Kentucky Opry, the Kentucky Opry Jr. Pros, Front Porch Pickin’ and hosts national headliners like Loretta Lynn and Dwight Yoakam. The MAC’s Arts Education Department provides individual private instruction for all ages. The facility also includes a commercial recording studio, meeting rooms, art gallery and the Ranier Racing Museum.


Our Jenny Wiley State Resort Park offers something for everyone. With 1,100-acre Dewey Lake, the park is a water lovers's paradise. If fishing or boating isn't your style, consider taking in a Broadway-style show at the popular Jenny Wiley Theatre. The grounds also offers mountain bike trails, hiking trails, and campsites! 

Data Name Value Percent
Total Population 38,144  
Median Age 41.0  
Bachelor's Degree or Higher, Age 25+ 3,123 11.77%
High School Degree or Higher, Age 25+ 20,114 75.78%
Civilian Labor Force 12,857 41.69%
Median Household Income $30,540  
Major airports within area + 100 mile radius
Airport Name
Tri-Cities Rgnl Tn/Va
Tri-State/Milton J Ferguson Field
Regional airports within area + 100 mile radius None
General aviation airports within area + 50 mile radius
Airport Name
Appalachian Rgnl
Big Sandy Rgnl
Julian Carroll
Mingo County
Pike County-Hatcher Field
Wendell H Ford
West Liberty