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Rowan County - Powered by Fleming-Mason Energy

1449 Elizaville Road
Flemingsburg, KY 41041
P: +1 606-845-2661

Why Rowan County?
Rowan County is home to one of a select few parks designated by the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development as a Regional Business/Industrial Park. The MMRC, a 509 acre park offers Class A-1 industrial property. The MMRC, located one mile from Interstate 64 offers level, flood-free acreage with truck accessibility and industrial infrastructure ready for developments of most sizes. Another exciting option for expansion is the 64 acre business and aviation park located 1.5 miles from I-64 adjacent to the new Morehead-Rowan County Clyde A. Thomas Airport. The airport features a 5,500 foot general aviation runway and T-hanger rentals. This new property is ready for development and is a perfect location for aviation-related businesses.

Programs and Incentives

Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) Federally funded low interest loans made available through the Department for Local Government.
Direct Loan Program (KEDFA) KEDFA encourages economic development business expansion and job creation by providing business loans to supplement other financing. The Direct Loan Program provides loans at below-market interest rates (subject to the availability of state revolving loan funds) for fixed asset financing for agribusiness, tourism, industrial ventures, or the service industry. Retail projects are not eligible.

Did You Know?

  • Morehead, KY is the home of Morehead State University's Space Science Center. The Bachelor of Science in Space Science at Morehead State is one of only five Space Science Programs in the nation.
  • Morehead, KY is also the home of Cave Run Lake offering 8,000 acres of open water and 200 miles of shoreline.

Data Name Value Percent
Total Population 24,392  
Median Age 30.7  
Bachelor's Degree or Higher, Age 25+ 3,720 26.72%
High School Degree or Higher, Age 25+ 11,450 82.26%
Civilian Labor Force 10,546 52.18%
Median Household Income $36,411  
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
Morehead-Rowan County Clyde A Thomas Rgnl
Mount Sterling-Montgomery County
West Liberty