Historical Mt. Sterling is a progressive community located in
east-central Kentucky, 30 miles east of Lexington. Originally named
Little Mountain Town, for a large mound built by the Adena Indians,
founder Hugh Forbes later named it Mt. Sterling for his hometown of
Stirling, Scotland. Mt. Sterling now has a charming downtown that
contains many restored and/or well maintained buildings that feature
beautiful architecture from the early 1880’s. The city has maintained
it’s small-town flavor while attracting industry and other businesses.
Ideally located, on I-64, within 30 minutes are opportunities to enjoy
outdoor recreational opportunities or visit Lexington with all it’s
amenities. Mt. Sterling is a beautiful and friendly place to live,
work, raise your family and enjoy life.