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. At this moment, the end of 2016, we have approximately $160 million in capital construction projects underway. 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!

7th Annual Morehead Arts & Eats   September 16, 2017 from 11:00 am -4:00 pm
Poppy Mountain Bluegrass Festival Information  September 11-16, 2017
NASA Adminstrator, Congressman Rogers to visit Space Science Program  Community Invited  September 20, 2017
Congressman Hal Rogers Dinner  September 20, 2017  6pm  Contact Mayor Trent for more information 606-784-8505
19th Annual Cave Run Storytelling Festival  September 29 & 30, 2017
Cave Run Symphony Orchestra  October 1, December 2, 2017  February 25, April 22, 2018
26th Annual Chamber Golf Outing  October 2, 1017  Contact tcwiliams@moreheadchamber.com for more information
Morehead Young Professionals Adult Kickball Tournament  October 7, 2017 9:00 am -2:00 pm
Morehead State University Homecoming  October 19-21, 2017
Just Say Boo To Drugs  October 31, 2017  Laughlin Health Building MSU 6pm-8pm
Morehead Trick or Treat  October 31, 2017 6pm-8pm 
Morehead Theatre Guild presents Uh-Oh, Here Comes Christmas  November 10-12 and 18-19, 2017
God's Pantry Chili Wars  November 18, 2017 Morehead Confrerence Center 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Small Business Saturday  November 25, 2017  SHOP MOREHEAD!
Hometown Holidays  December 2, 2017  Details TBA
Annual Community Christmas Dinner  December 7, 2017  Carl Perkins Center