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Region South Central Kentucky

First settled in 1826, and home to the stunning Lake Cumberland and Lake Cumberland State Resort Park, Jamestown offers an abundance of outdoor adventure and recreation, year-round events and festivals, and even Civil War history.

Rent a houseboat on Lake Cumberland. Stay at a quiet lakeside cabin retreat. Spend a day at the Jamestown Resort and Marina riding Jet Skis or sailing. Visit the sites of the two recorded skirmishes of the Civil War took place in Jamestown during the early 1860's.

The Jamestown Lakefest Celebration and the Russell County Fair are just two of the many events enjoyed in the city every year.