Welcome to Lawrence County

Lawrence County Tourism Commission
P.O. Box 267/315 E. Madison Street, Louisa, KY 41230
Tel: 606-638-0078 - www.lawrencecokytourism.com

Originally formed in 1822, Lawrence County is an area which continues to grow and develop while maintaining that small town charm. Lawrence County is a place of excitement and enormous growth potential while still keeping the peaceful and tranquil atmosphere we all love. Lawrence County is the perfect place to live, work, play and raise a family!

  • Outdoor Adventure
  • Attractions
  • Events
  • Accommodations
  • Campgrounds
yatesville lake state parkEagles Ridge Golf Course - Yatesville Lake State Park
18 holes
KY 3215
606-673-4300 or 866-906-7888

Mary Ingles Trail System - Yatesville Lake State Park
9 miles, only trail in Kentucky designated as both a National Recreation Trail and a Community Millennium Trail.
606-686-2361

Yatesville Lake State Park
Camping, golf, marina, boat ramp, hiking trail, picnic shelters & wildlife viewing.
KY 3 & KY 32
606-673-1492
www.parks.ky.gov

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fred M. Vinson Museum and Welcome Center
315 East Madison Street The Museum is birthplace to Fred M. Vinson born January 21, 1890. The Museum shows his life in Louisa and all the way to the US Supreme Court. He died in 1953. Open for tours, call 606-638-0078

big sandy river lawrence, ky Big Sandy River Needle Dam
The first needle dam in the United States was completed in 1896 on the Big Sandy River, downstream from the city of Louisa. The lock can be viewed from Louisa City Swimming Pool.

Bridge Over 2 Rivers
The Louisa/Fort Gay Bridge is a Tri-Bridge or T-shaped Bridge at the confluence of the Levisa and Tug Fork Rivers. The Bridge was featured in “Ripley’s Believe It or Not” on March 5, 1931 as being the only bridge that crosses two rivers and connects two states two counties and two cities. The third arm in the center connects to a land mass known as “The Point Section” Locals always find enjoyment by giving directions to turn right in the middle of the bridge.

Painted Cow Art Gallery
Located in Downtown Louisa. The gallery hosts local and regional artists and local artists guild. 606-638-1313

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



EVENTS

JULY
July 4th Celebration, downtown Louisa, 606-638-0078

AUGUST
Lawrence County Fair, Industrial Park Road, 1st Friday and Saturday, 606-638-0078

SEPTEMBER
Heritage Harvest Driving Tour: The last weekend of September. Travel Kentucky Route 3 and experience everything Rural. For more information call 606-673-9497
Lawrence County Septemberfest, 6th - 8th, Louisa, www.septemberfest.net,606-638-0078

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Super 8 Motel
45 rooms
US 23
606-638-7888

Best Western Plus
48 rooms
18199 US 23
606-638-3418

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 Yatesville Lake State ParkCassady Creekside Cabins & RV Park
16 sites
KY 3
606-686-2915

Lawrence County Park
Cabins/15 sites
KY 3215
606-673-1166

The Falls Campground
60 sites, 28 primitive
KY 3
606-686-3398

Yatesville Lake State Park
27 sites, 19 primitive
KY 32
606-673-1492

Joe’s Lost Creek Cabins

740 Highway US 23, PO Box 231 Lowmansville, KY 41232
606-297-5005