Looking for the best of small-town living, in a beautiful rural setting? Butler County, KY should definitely be on your radar! Founded in 1810 and named for Revolutionary War General Richard Butler, it is the sort of place where you get to know your neighbors, and there's always another friendly face waiting around the next corner. The county is home to a nice selection of locally owned small businesses, along with a number of important historical sites and monuments. Butler County's location in South Central Kentucky also means you'll have easy access to the cities of Louisville, Evansville, and Bowling Green.
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Butler County is served by the Butler County Schools District, which is comprised of six learning institutions. In addition to one high school, one middle school, and two elementary schools, the district offers a Technology Center to help students prepare for today's digital world, and a County Learning Center. Butler County's schools are committed to providing the best education possible for area students. With an easy commute to both Louisville and Bowling Green, you'll also find a wealth of top-ranked colleges near your southern Kentucky home.
Butler County has long had a reputation as a fertile place for farming, and that continues to this day. You'll find plenty of opportunities in agriculture, while construction careers also trend higher than state averages here. The county also offers better-than-average opportunities in manufacturing, production, and skilled labor. Butler County's Economic Development Division also does an excellent job of attracting and supporting small businesses in the area. The county has also completed construction on a new, high-tech industrial park, which is expected to create even more employment opportunities in the near future.
When you live in Butler County, enjoying the great outdoors is simply part of the package. Every summer, Morgantown hosts Movies in the Park, where you can enjoy your favorite box office hits in the peaceful outdoor setting of a Kentucky summer evening. The Green River Museum, also in Morgantown, is a great place to learn about Butler County's history, set on a lush, tree-lined property by the river. During the spring and early summer, you'll also find plenty of friends hanging out at Charles Black City Park, where youth baseball, family fun, and relaxing days go hand-in-hand. There are also a number of church groups and civic organizations where you can get involved in local life.
Are you ready to start enjoying the small-town charm of Butler County? Contact the team at Crye-Leike Executive Realty for everything you need to start your Butler County, KY real estate transaction!
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