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Region North Central Kentucky

Carrollton/Carroll County is situated off Interstate 71 between Louisville and Cincinnati at the confluence of the Kentucky and Ohio Rivers. Carrollton, the county seat, is 14 miles from the Kentucky Speedway. Carrollton is home to one of Kentucky’s finest state parks – General Butler State Resort Park. The Kentucky Veterans Memorial erected in 2000 is a tribute to our veterans of Kentucky. Also on the park’s grounds is the Butler-Turpin House State Historic Site. The 1859 home is the site for Music in the Park, a series of concerts held on the lawn. The Historic Masterson House is open by appointment and select Saturdays during the season. This is the oldest two story brick house still in existence between Pittsburgh and Cairo, IL on the Ohio River. Also for tour is the Old Stone Jail built in 1880 with its two-foot thick walls, which remained in use until 1969. Lock #1 on the Kentucky River is one of Carroll County’s treasures. For lodging, attractions or calendar of events contact 800-325-4290.