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Region North Central Kentucky

The city of Stanford, located in Lincoln County, grew from one of Kentucky's first settlements. The county's motto is "A County of Firsts" – Stanford is home to the first brick house in Kentucky, the state's first governor, the first counter-clockwise circular racetrack, and many other unique assets. 

In addition to its firsts, Stanford also houses a variety of cultures and heritage. Come explore the Amish communities, the award-winning Lincoln County Fair and Cow Bell Days or one of the numerous flea markets and antique shops.  Don't forget to stop at the Bluebird for a delicious farm-to-table meal or Kentucky Soaps and Such to see how goats milk is transformed into decadent soaps and lotions.   

Visit to learn more about the charming city of Stanford.