Bardstown-Nelson County Community Profile

2013

Take a closer look at Bardstown and Nelson County, Ky., the Bourbon Capital of the World. Named the Most Beautiful Small Town in America, Bardtown has a bustling economy, unique tourist attractions, three bourbon distilleries and much more.

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Top Five Industries TYPE OF INDUSTRY American Greetings Heaven Hill Distilleries American Fuji Seal Tower Automotive Toyota Boshoku ranging from five to 100 acres. Both industrial parks have a full complement of state-of-the-art utilities and easy access to major highways. It���s not unusual for other communities to offer companies those same site-selection benefits, so why does Bardstown continue to attract manufacturers? Huston has the answer. ���The beauty, charm, Southern hospitality and pride of community that is shown daily makes Bardstown a place where people want to live and work,��� she said. ���The leadership in Nelson County is proactive in making sure that the amenities and infrastructure needed to operate a successful business are in place for new and expanding businesses.��� Along with a dynamic industrial base, Bardstown and Nelson County have a thriving business sector. More than 500 businesses are members of the Bardstown-Nelson County Chamber of Commerce. ���The chamber provides an opportunity for local business people to share ideas and develop goals. We offer the support businesses need to foster their continued growth and NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES Greeting Cards Distilled Spirits Labels and Wraps Auto Parts Auto Parts 625 514 492 481 348 prosperity,��� Executive Director Dorothy White said. A growing and vibrant downtown Bardstown is inspired by special events and concerts together with revitalization efforts like the Town Meeting Hall in nearby Bloomfield and events like Day Out With Thomas the Train in New Haven. ���We all work to create an atmosphere of positive growth and energy that draws new businesses to our area and forecasts a healthy economic future for Nelson County,��� White said. ��� ���The Chamber provides an opportunity for local business people to share ideas and develop goals.��� ���Bardstown-Nelson County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Dorothy White The Lane Report���s Bardstown/Nelson County Community Profile 9

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