WHO WE ARE
Carroll County, Kentucky is located on the northern border of Kentucky along the Ohio River. Carroll County is home to several industrial facilities because of the following amenities: Access to the Ohio River and the Kentucky River, Rail service from CSXT and Interstate connectivity, KU Ghent Power Generating Plant, and a substantial water aquifer.
Carroll County Kentucky, is a regional employment hub that supports an industrial base consisting of companies such as Dow Chemical, North American Stainless, DRC, PNC Organometallix, Scott's, ABZAC and KU-LGE. We currently support 7,000 jobs with over 3,500 commuting from neighboring counties. River transportation along the Ohio River (M-70 Marine Highway Corridor) is supported by the Port of Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. Carroll County is a Work Ready Community. Interstate 71 bisects Carroll County providing easy access to Cincinnati and the eastern seaboard and to the West and South by way of Louisville. Carroll County is close to two International Airports with UPS and DHL Worldwide Express hubs. The Ohio River (M-70 Waterway) and Kentucky River provide water transportation access to Carroll County. Carroll County offers several barge facilities along the Ohio River. Carroll County is part of a massive aquifer extending along the Ohio River valley. This unique resource provides mass quantities of fresh water at a near-constant temperature of 56°F. Carroll County’s new regional wastewater treatment facility offers excess capacity of 3.3 million gallons per day. Carroll County is home to Jefferson Community and Technical College Carrollton Campus and a state-of-the-art vocational training program.
General Butler State Resort Park (“Butler”) is located in the heart of Carroll County, less than two miles from Interstate 71. Butler offers 791 acres of park space, a 30-acre lake, boat dock, 9-hole golf course, swimming pool, playgrounds, tennis courts, organized recreational activities, fishing, camping, 56 lodge rooms, and hiking trails. Butler has an annual attendance in excess of 200,000 people, and the park includes a convention center with seating for 500—banquet style, or 800—theatre style Fourteen miles north of Carrollton on Interstate 71, the Kentucky Speedway hosts seven to eight races each year including a new 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup series, in addition to a variety of other events and concerts. Each of the Kentucky Speedway events attracts more than 70,000 people to the area.Carroll County also offers a state-of-the-art, brand new public library facility with satellite communication capabilities.
In 1982, community and business leaders united to form the Carroll County Community Development Corporation (“CCCDC”), an innovative organization designed to promote community development and to improve the quality of life for all who live and work in Carroll County. Since then, the Carroll County Community Development Corporation has coordinated the development efforts of city and county governments, recruited new businesses and industries to Carroll County, assisted with the expansion of existing Carroll County industries, and worked to improve housing, education, and cultural opportunities.
Tel. (502) 662-1426
PO Box 334,
Carrollton, KY 41008
Monday - Friday 9:00 - 4:00
511 Highland Avenue
Kentucky I-71 Economic Development Alliance represents six counties in Kentucky; Carroll, Gallatin, Henry, Oldham, Owen and Trimble Counties. Each with their own qualities of life, KIEDA works with all six to maintain a better life and future for all its residents.
Carroll County Community Development Corporation
511 Highland Ave.
PO Box 334
Carrollton, Kentucky 41008 | USA
Shelby Miles, MPA
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