About Our Area

Two of the fastest growing counties in Kentucky, Garrard County and Lincoln County, offer the advantages of small town life, rural life, and large city opportunities. A low cost of living and central location combine with beauty and a treasure chest of history to make this area so attractive.

Air transportation is readily accessible through Lexington, Louisville, and Cincinnati. Access to Interstate 75 is approximately twenty miles from the center of Lancaster & Stanford. US 27 is slated for improvements which will provide access to both Interstates 64 and 75.

The University of Kentucky, Transylvania University, Asbury College, Asbury Theological Seminary, Centre College, Georgetown University, Eastern Kentucky University, Berea College, Campbellsville University, and many technical schools lie within commuting distance.

Garrard County & Lincoln County consist of gently rolling to hilly terrain with several bodies of water. These bodies include Dix River, the Kentucky River, Cedar Creek Lake and 3600 acre Herrington
Lake. Whether your choice is skiing, fishing or boating, both counties offer a wealth of water-related recreational opportunities and also boasts of scenic nature along the Kentucky River and Logan Hubble Park. The area also offers options for the golf enthusiast. Dix River Country Club and Pennisula Golf Resort, designed by Pete Dye, Pennisula is rated among the top ten in Kentucky. In addition, Kentucky is investigating possibilities for locating its newest state park on Herrington Lake.

Both counties offer a wealth of history with over 100 buildings on the Historic Register. The Garrard County Jail Museum and Pleasant Retreat, the home of Governor William Owsley, and The William
Whitley House offer glimpses of the past. An abundance of genealogical material is found in the Public Libraries and through cemeteries that date to the late 1700’s.

Its great beauty, central location, fine schools, low cost of living, and exceptional recreational facilities make this area attractive for individuals and businesses.

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