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Georgetown is a community rich in history, tradition and culture.  Yet this fast growing city in the heart of the Bluegrass is also at the center of all that is new and exciting about Kentucky.   Georgetown’s founding in 1776, originally as McClelland’s Fort, makes it one of the oldest communities in the state.  The 2010 World Equestrian Games, hosted at the nearby Kentucky Horse Park, put the community at the forefront of what is happening today in Kentucky’s signature industry, the Horse Industry.     Unique among the oldest towns in Kentucky, Georgetown has managed to maintain a near perfect blending of the old and new.  A town so steeped in history is also the home of one of the largest auto manufacturing plants in north America, Toyota Manufacturing.   And as rich as the city is with history, the presence of Toyota and Georgetown College also add a level of diversity not seen in many communities of this size anywhere in the nation. 

Among the many historical attractions of the city are the Georgetown-Scott County Museum, located in an old US Post Office; the Georgetown Cemetary, burial place of equine artist Eward Troye and several Kentucky Governors; the Scott County Courthouse, the county’s fourth seat of government built in 1877 in the Second Empire or “General Grant” style; Ward Hall, an antebellum mansion said to be the largest example of Greek Revival Architecture in Kentucky; the Cardome Center, formally a monastery building designed for the Sisters of the Visitation in 1898, and St Francis Catholic Church, the oldest church of the Diocese of Covington and originally built in 1794.  The many historical sites host a number of events, festivals and meetings each year and serve the community by retaining our ties to the past and bringing history alive for future generations. 

A walking tour of downtown Georgetown is like taking a walk through history as so much of the city’s original architecture remains.  Over 300 buildings are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.  These include Georgetown College, established in 1787 as the oldest Baptist College west of the Alleghenies, but still a vibrant and active education institution today.   You can see major art exhibits at one of Central Kentucky’s largest galleries, the Anne Wright Fine Arts building which is located on the Georgetown College campus.  Be careful as you tour the downtown area – you just may come upon one of the many festivals and event hosted along main street.  No one does it better than Georgetown, from the annual Festival of the Horse to the Christmas Parade, all of Georgetown turns out for the party. 

Georgetown offers many entertainment and shopping venues.  You can visit our Yuko-En on the Elkhorn, the official Kentucky-Japan Friendship Garden.  Or take a canoe trip down the Elkhorn Creek (larger than most rivers, but classified as a creek due to its short length).  Or enjoy a day of fishing at one of the area streams.  If golf is your thing, you will be hard pressed to find a community with more facilities for  a relaxing day on the course.  And if you enjoy watching good basketball or football, Georgetown is the place to be.  Georgetown College is a perennial powerhouse at the Collegiate NAIA level, and the city hosts the Cincinnati Bengals of the NFL each year for their training camp. 

Georgetown became a center of manufacturing in the 1985 when Toyota selected the community as the location for its largest North American manufacturing facility.  The plant employs over 7,000 workers from all over central Kentucky, and produces more than 500,000 Camry, Camry Hybrid, Venza and Avalon models each year.  The presence of such a large manufacturing facility has provided opportunity and encouragement for numerous related businesses to locate in Georgetown and the surrounding communities. 

Not only is Georgetown blessed with its rich heritage expressed in the architecture that makes up the downtown area, but the surrounding Scott County is home to some of the most beautiful scenery in the state in the form of horse farms.  The 2010 World Equestrian Games gave the city the opportunity to spotlight its role in the state’s signature horse industry. 

Whether you are coming for a visit or considering a move, you will find all you could want and more in the community that is Georgetown.

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$1,250,000
104 131 Copper Kettle Path
Georgetown, KY 40324
2 Bed(s) | 3 Total Bath(s) | 1,280 SqFt
MLS Number: 1907735
Listing Provided By:
Keller Williams Bluegrass Realty
2
$890,000
4707 Ironworks Rd
Georgetown, KY 40324
5 Bed(s) | 4 Total Bath(s) | 6,337 SqFt
MLS Number: 1903746
Listing Provided By:
Bluegrass Sothebys International Realty
3
$885,000
1593 Leesburg Pike
Georgetown, KY 40324
3 Bed(s) | 4 Total Bath(s) | 3,386 SqFt
MLS Number: 1909876
Listing Provided By:
RE MAX Creative Realty
4
$789,500
113 Loch Lomond
Georgetown, KY 40324
6 Bed(s) | 5 Total Bath(s) | 5,863 SqFt
MLS Number: 1900728
Listing Provided By:
RE MAX Creative Realty
5
$748,999
105 Willow Oaks Way
Georgetown, KY 40324
4 Bed(s) | 4 Total Bath(s) | 4,140 SqFt
MLS Number: 1909589
Listing Provided By:
Reckelhoff Realty Group LLC
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$724,900
102 Burgess Ct
Georgetown, KY 40324
5 Bed(s) | 4 Total Bath(s) | 5,137 SqFt
MLS Number: 1814327
Listing Provided By:
Milestone Realty Consultants
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$700,000
383 Rogers Gap Rd
Georgetown, KY 40324
4 Bed(s) | 4 Total Bath(s) | 2,796 SqFt
MLS Number: 1907040
Listing Provided By:
Keller Williams Greater Lexington
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$679,900
117 Willow Oak Way
Georgetown, KY 40324
5 Bed(s) | 3 Total Bath(s) | 3,454 SqFt
MLS Number: 1823807
Listing Provided By:
Keller Williams Greater Lexington
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$649,900
338 Carrick Pike
Georgetown, KY 40324
5 Bed(s) | 4 Total Bath(s) | 5,426 SqFt
MLS Number: 1909008
Listing Provided By:
Keller Williams Greater Lexington
10
$610,000
169 Clubhouse Dr
Georgetown, KY 40324
5 Bed(s) | 5 Total Bath(s) | 5,045 SqFt

Bret Halverson

(859) 421-1047
(502) 867-4900
halversonbret@aol.com
11
$545,000
102 Lakeview Ct
Georgetown, KY 40324
5 Bed(s) | 6 Total Bath(s) | 5,606 SqFt
MLS Number: 1903275
Listing Provided By:
Keller Williams Bluegrass Realty
12
$529,900
102 Old Farm Rd
Georgetown, KY 40324
6 Bed(s) | 4 Total Bath(s) | 4,681 SqFt
MLS Number: 1907671
Listing Provided By:
RE MAX Creative Realty
13
$524,900
140 Kingston Dr
Georgetown, KY 40324
5 Bed(s) | 4 Total Bath(s) | 5,138 SqFt
MLS Number: 1820224
Listing Provided By:
Keller Williams Bluegrass Realty
14
$499,900
124 Merganser Ct
Georgetown, KY 40324
5 Bed(s) | 5 Total Bath(s) | 5,450 SqFt

Bret Halverson

(859) 421-1047
(502) 867-4900
halversonbret@aol.com
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