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

Why Powell County?

Located at the foothills of the Eastern Appalachian Mountains, Powell County Kentucky is home to such scenic natural wonders as Red River Gorge, Natural Bridge and a host of other great outdoor adventures. Seventy million years of wind and water sculpting have created natural wonders and a vacationer's paradise in the quaint Kentucky community of Powell County and its two towns of Clay City and Stanton.


With great schools and diversified access to transportation and telecommunications infrastructure, this wonderful place to visit and live also offers a host of excellent economic development opportunities to would-be business owners. Only minutes from the intersection of two major Interstate highways, the hidden treasure of Powell County offers a well trained and capable workforce ready to expand and grow your company.

Powell County invites visitors to enjoy a true adventure. The County provides access to several hiking and biking trails. Stanton is near several arches and rock formations. Visitors can discover the natural wonders hidden inside the gorge such as over 100 stone arches and waterfalls as well as the historic Nada Tunnel. Seventy million years of wind and water have created one of the most unique areas in the eastern United States.


So, whether you are looking for a great place to visit, live or grow a business, Powell County has a home for you. Sit back and click around for a while!

Data Name Value Percent
Total Population 12,387  
Median Age 38.7  
Bachelor's Degree or Higher, Age 25+ 1,180 14.14%
High School Degree or Higher, Age 25+ 6,442 77.19%
Civilian Labor Force 4,867 49.87%
Median Household Income $34,048  
Major airports within area + 100 mile radius Blue Grass
Regional airports within area + 100 mile radius None
General aviation airports within area + 50 mile radius
Airport Name
Central Kentucky Rgnl
Julian Carroll
Morehead-Rowan County Clyde A Thomas Rgnl
Mount Sterling-Montgomery County
Stanton
West Liberty