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Rowan County - Powered by Fleming-Mason Energy

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

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Whether you’re a Fortune 500 company looking to expand or a high-tech startup, MMRC is the place for you. Our region features a full spectrum of businesses ranging from automotive supplies, retail distribution and logistics to custom manufacturing. We have an educated workforce, premium infrastructure, and rural atmosphere close to modern conveniences.

EDO Leadership

Menifee, Morgan, Rowan County Regional Industrial Authority Board
  • MMRC owns and operates the MMRC Regional Industrial Park. The MMRC Board is composed of six members, two each from Menifee, Morgan, and Rowan County. They are responsible for land sales and development in the Park.
MMRC IDA Board Members:
  • Mike Helton, Chairman, Menifee County
  • Frankie Spencer, Vice Chairman, Morgan County
  • Charles Derrickson, Secretary Treasurer, Rowan County
  • Debbie Little, Menifee County
  • Shayne Ison, Morgan County
  • Terry Ensor, Rowan County

Economic Development Council Board
  • The Economic Development Council is governed by an eight member Board. They, through the City of Morehead and the Rowan County Fiscal Court, fund the daily operations of the MMRC Park. They also oversee those daily operations.
EDC Board Members:
  • Mark Neff, Chairman, President/CEO, St. Claire Regional Medical Center
  • Jim Tom Trent, Vice Chairman, Mayor of Morehead
  • Dr. Walter Blevins, Secretary Treasurer, Rowan County Judge Executive
  • Keith Kappes, Publisher, Morehead News
  • Carmen Swim, Rowan County PVA
  • Dr. Stephen Vacik, President, MCTC
  • Dr. Jay Morgan, President, MSU
  • Paul Goodpaster, COO, Citizens Bank

Industrial Development Authority Board
  • The Morehead-Rowan County Industrial Development Authority owns and operates the Morehead-Rowan County Aviation Business Park.
IDA Board members:
  • Paul Goodpaster, Chairman 
  • Bob Neff, Vice Chairman 
  • Ben Caudill, Secretary Treasurer
  • Larry Fannin
  • Trent Hamilton
  • Terry Ensor

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