With a consistent focus on commercial and industrial development projects and efforts to improve the quality of life for those who live and work in this county, the Carroll County Community Development Corporation continues to actively promote Carroll County and the many benefits it offers to prospective businesses and industries.


Carroll County is a Work Ready Community in Progress.


Carroll County offers among the lowest cost electricity in the nation.


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.

Newcomer information

"Small town character, big town industry."

Carroll County is located in the “Golden Triangle of Kentucky,” halfway between Louisville, Kentucky, and Cincinnati, Ohio, along the Ohio River and 71 miles northwest of Lexington, Kentucky. We have grown from a small agricultural county to a county that offers a wealth of job opportunities in the industrial sector. Carrollton, the county seat, is still a quaint river community (pop. 3,924), with a historic downtown area that looks much like it did 100 years ago. The county hosts approximately 10,500 people.

Recreation also abounds in Carroll County. General Butler State Resort Park encompasses 791 acres and includes camping, cottages, a 30-acre lake, boat dock, golf course, and the lodge, which has a large outdoor pool. Point Park, located in downtown Carrollton at the confluence of the Ohio and Kentucky rivers, encompasses 15 acres and offers a RV camping, boat dock, playground, and picnic areas. Robert Westrick Memorial Park, located on Hwy 36, offers tennis courts, a fitness trail, basketball courts, an outdoor swimming pool, baseball field, and more.



Carrollton campus offers a variety of options for recent high school graduates and adults wishing to further their education. They also serve iLEAD Academy and the Carroll County High School. For more information and what classes are available, contact the college at (502) 732-4846 or visit


AREA TECHNOLOGY CENTER located on the CCHS campus, offers technical training for high school and adult students in an academically-oriented and student-centered environment. Programs offered include automotive technology, business education, carpentry, chemical technology, health sciences, maintenance technology and welding. Phone: (502) 732-4479 for more information.


CARROLL COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS serve 1,913 students from kindergarten through 12th grade. The schools are divided by grade level. The Board of Education office is located at 813 Hawkins Street, Carrollton, KY. Phone number (502) 732-7070 or visit


KATHRYN WINN PRIMARY serves kindergarten through third grade. An early childhood center is being constructed at Winn, which will house Early Head Start and Head Start, serving infants, toddlers, and their families, from birth to age four.


CARTMELL ELEMENTARY serves fourth- and fifth-grade. Teaching children critical thinking and problem-solving is a priority for this school, along with high standards in common core classes.


CARROLL COUNTY MIDDLE serves sixth- through eighth-grade. Focused on development in the classroom, they work their hardest to teach your children everything they'll need to know to perform successfully at the High School.


CARROLL COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL serves ninth through 12th grade. A large school with many extra-curricular's available, they serve their students by teaching them everything they'll need to know to become College and Career Ready.

iLEAD ACADEMY serves 9th-12th grade, allowing students to graduate from JCTC with an associate's degree.


CHRISTIAN ACADEMY OF CARROLLTON started in 1989 and is a non-denominational Christian school, educating students in 4-year-old kindergarten, 5-year-old kindergarten, and first through 12th grades. For more information, call (502) 732-4734.


CARROLL COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL For more than 50 years, CCMH has offered quality health care to the residents of Carroll, Trimble, Gallatin and other surrounding counties. The hospital’s extensive services include a full-equipped 24-hour emergency room, advanced CT and MRI imaging, nuclear cardiology, a full-service sleep studies’ laboratory, general and ambulatory surgery, an occupational medicine clinic, a rural health clinic and a specialty physician’s clinic.  For more information, click on the following link,

SENIOR’S HEALTH includes Senior Services of Northern Kentucky, daily meals and meals on wheels. For more information, call (502) 732-7026.




  AT&T/Bell South
    Residence – (888) 757-6500
    Business – (866) 620-6000



 Kentucky Utilities Company – (800) 981-0600

  Owen Electric Cooperative, Inc. – (800) 372-7612

  Shelby Energy Cooperative, Inc. – (800) 292-6585



  Carrollton Utilities – (502) 732-7055



  Carrollton Utilities – (502) 732-7055

  Carroll County Water Dist. No. 1 – (502) 347-9470



   Insight (800) 273-0144




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 Carroll County Community Development Corporation

511 Highland Ave.

PO Box 334

Carrollton, Kentucky 41008 | USA 

Shelby Miles, MPA

Executive Director

(502) 662-1426


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