Morehead-Rowan County

Morehead and Rowan County serve as a regional hub.  We service over 100,000 people in health care, education, recreation and retail.  That means we are the economic development hub and boast a strong workforce. We live in a community strategically located next to Interstate 64 in Eastern Kentucky that is within 6 hours to over 50% of the national population. We are proud to offer the following to those who live here or are interested in our area:

Morehead State University
Maysville Community and Technical College—Rowan Campus
St. Claire Regional Medical Center
Cave Run Lake, Daniel Boone National Forest
500 acre MMRC Regional Industrial Park
A public school system rated one of the top 100 in the nation
A new 5500', the largest general avaition airport in Eastern Kentucky
Designated Trail Town

Morehead and Rowan County is a progressive community taking the challenges necessary to ensure planned growth and development.  We are home to Morehead State University, who is only one of four universities in the nation to offer a space science degree and will soon have the Center for Advanced Manufacturing through Maysville Community & Technical College to train our workforce in specialized fields.

We offer a wonderful place to visit and live.  Thank you very much for visiting our web site and we hope that you will choose to take a closer look at this place we are proud to call home!

Upcoming Events:

Visit our calendar for all upcoming events!

Celebrating 60 years of the C. Roger Lewis Agency
Friday, May 25th  at noon at the C. Roger Lewis Agency

Memorial Day
Monday, May 28th

Veterans Memorial Day Parade
Monday, May 28 at 11 a.m. in downtown Morehead.  A flag raising ceremony is at Freedom Park at 8 am.  The parade line up starts at 9 a.m.

Dedication of the Russ Ward Student Commons
Thursday, May 31st at 2 p.m.
MCTC Rowan Campus--Rocky Adkins Tech Drive (By the Industrial Park)

No Chamber Luncheon in June or July
Next Luncheon on Thursday, August 2nd at noon at the Morehead Conference Center

Annual Chamber of Commerce Picnic
Thursday, June 7th from 5p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Tailwater Recreation Area (Cave Run Spillway).  Free family picnic for chamber members and their families.  We will recognize our annual award winners, leadership academy, YPA food drive winners and Downtown Morehead Volunteer of the Year.

Flag Day
June 14th

Rockin' & Rollin' on Railroad Street
St. Claire Foundation Event
Friday June 15th at 6 p.m. at the Morehead Conference Center
Contact www.st-claire.org/signature18 or call 606-783-6512 to make reservations

Governors Scholars Move In
Sunday, June 17th

Fathers Day
June 17th

Rudy Fest Bluegrass Festival
June 19-23, 2018
Poppy Mountain, Morehead, KY
For more information contact www.rudyfest.com

Fazoli's Freedom Fest
Tuesday, July 3rd in Downtown Morehead
Festivities to begin at 5 p.m.  Details to come