Allen County is a great place to operate a business. With its excellence in education and community values, Allen County is the perfect place to plant your business for quality of life for your workforce.
52% of the nations manufacturing employment, and 44% of the nation’s population, are located within 600 miles of Scottsville and Allen County. This proximity plus our closeness to major interstates, makes Allen County’s location ideal for companies looking to be centrally located in the US, and especially to the eastern portion of the United States.
Allen County is served by US Highway 231, a new 4 lane parkway, that connects to Interstate 65 approximately 30 miles from Scottsville. I-65 is a major north-south corridor for freight and traffic. Scottsville is approximately 60 miles from Nashville, and 120 miles from Louisville.
From I-65, Travelers are able to access many parkways and interstates within Kentucky and Tennessee that transports them to other states.
Allen County has become a center for fostering non-farm entrepreneurial growth. Allen County is one of only 6 Kentucky Counties to exceed the National Average for entrepreneurial income growth as measured in 2005. Allen County had a 21.7% increase in population growth in the 2000 Census, versus 1990, with a percent growth ranking of 17th fastest growing in Kentucky. This resulted in Allen County becoming the leader in population growth among all south central Kentucky counties.
The Allen County / Scottsville Industrial Development Authority is a six member corporation, with three members being appointed by the city, and three members appointed by the county. These members work in concert to identify, negotiate and finance the inclusion of new industries to the community.
The Scottsville-Allen County Chamber of Commerce exists to connect business with opportunity. To learn more, visit their website.
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