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2640 Iron Works Road
Winchester, KY 40391
P: +1 859-744-4251

Why Montgomery County?

Welcome to Montgomery County - A small town full of rich history and charm and home to first class attractions.

Early Mount Sterling was the trading center for a vast part of Eastern Kentucky. It was the site of several prominent hotels, taverns, and theaters, which served as meeting places, entertainment sites, and stagecoach stops and mail depositories for post riders. Initiated in the 18th Century, Court Day quickly became the annual trading day for much of Eastern Kentucky. And it still is today. 

In the Fall when the air turns crisp is the perfect opportunity to enjoy the sights and sounds of one of the earlier traditions - Court Day. Montgomery County delights in this over 210+ year old tradition when approx. 130,000 people from all parts of the country gather for the four-day event.

Held the third Monday in October and the weekend prior. Specializing in many different arts and crafts, food and music, the people of Montgomery County are eager to show their talents.

Data Name Value Percent
Total Population 27,550  
Median Age 39.0  
Bachelor's Degree or Higher, Age 25+ 3,165 16.97%
High School Degree or Higher, Age 25+ 15,599 83.63%
Civilian Labor Force 12,354 56.69%
Median Household Income $42,172  
Major airports within area + 100 mile radius
Airport Name
Blue Grass
Tri-State/Milton J Ferguson Field
Regional airports within area + 100 mile radius None
General aviation airports within area + 50 mile radius
Airport Name
Central Kentucky Rgnl
Cynthiana-Harrison County
Georgetown-Scott County Rgnl
Morehead-Rowan County Clyde A Thomas Rgnl
Mount Sterling-Montgomery County
West Liberty