Why The Licking Valley Adventures Area?

The Licking Valley Adventures 9 county cooperative is located in the northeast central part of Kentucky. This region is situated conveniently between interstates I75 and I64 providing quick access to 2 major U.S. Interstates without the traffic headaches of larger metro areas. The region is also interconnected by US 68 and US 27, and state routes 11 and 9. From the center of our region we are less than 100 miles to major U.S. airports in Louisville and Cincinnati, and less than 400 miles to major metropolitan areas such as Washington D.C., Chicago, and Nashville. 

Our Region

The Licking Valley Adventures area is a coalition of elected officials, economic development specialists and tourism promoters in a 9 county region in northeast central Kentucky. Headquartered out of the beautiful Blue Licks Battlefield State Resort Park.  
The aim of this regional cooperative is to promote tourism, a healthy lifestyle, and economic expansion through a regional network of local governments and businesses.

Data Name Value Percent
Total Population 114,781  
Median Age
Bath County, KY 40.4  
Bourbon County, KY 42.1  
Bracken County, KY 40.7  
Fleming County, KY 40.9  
Harrison County, KY 42.1  
Mason County, KY 40.7  
Nicholas County, KY 41.5  
Pendleton County, KY 41.1  
Robertson County, KY 44.1  
Bachelor's Degree or Higher, Age 25+ 11,674 14.83%
High School Degree or Higher, Age 25+ 64,811 82.31%
Civilian Labor Force 52,115 57.40%
Median Household Income
Bath County, KY $40,837  
Bourbon County, KY $51,462  
Bracken County, KY $45,827  
Fleming County, KY $42,213  
Harrison County, KY $49,696  
Mason County, KY $41,415  
Nicholas County, KY $41,354  
Pendleton County, KY $52,620  
Robertson County, KY $38,864  
Major airports within area + 100 mile radius
Airport Name
Blue Grass
Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Intl
Tri-State/Milton J Ferguson Field
Regional airports within area + 100 mile radius
Airport Name
Cincinnati Muni Airport Lunken Field
Wilmington Air Park
General aviation airports within area + 50 mile radius
Airport Name
Alexander Salamon
Brown County
Capital City
Clermont County
Cynthiana-Harrison County
Gene Snyder
Georgetown-Scott County Rgnl
Morehead-Rowan County Clyde A Thomas Rgnl
Mount Sterling-Montgomery County
West Liberty