Louisa is located along US 23, the Country Music Highway, in eastern Lawrence County, Kentucky. It borders the Levisa and Big Sandy Rivers (the West Virginia/Kentucky State line). Louisa was established in 1822 and is rumored to have seen the likes of George Washington, Jesse James, and James Garfield. It was the location of the first needle dam built in the United States. And has been featured in Guinness World Records for having the only bridge that connects two states, crosses two rivers, and has an intersection half way across. Louisa also hosts the annual Septemberfest, one of the best little street festivals in Kentucky.
We are conveniently located 20 miles south of I-64 near the Marathon Refinery in Ashland, KY. Thirty six miles south west of Huntington, West Virginia, 24 miles south east of Grayson, KY, and 35 miles north of Paintsville, KY.
Be sure to take in everything the area has to offer. All within an hours drive, you could explore the caves at Carter Caves State Park, enjoy a live outdoor show at Jenny Wiley Theater, play a round of golf at Eagle Ridge, sling some mud at the off-road trails at Rush, taste some local wine over at Savage Farms, or shop 'til you drop at the Huntington or Ashland Malls. Or, if you prefer to explore the outdoors at your own pace, check out the areas lakes and state parks, including Yatesville, Grayson, Paintsville, and Cave Run. Whatever you fancy, we have something just for you!
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