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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Over 40 manufacturing facilities in Nelson County produce a diverse range of products from automotive parts to Bourbon. Bardstown: One of the Top 50 Small Communities in the U.S. More than 40 national and international manufacturing facilities call Bardstown and Nelson County their ���home��� T HERE are several reasons why Bardstown was chosen for three consecutive years by Site Selection Magazine as one of the top 50 small communities in the 6 U.S. to locate or expand a company. A central location, access to major highways and airports, a willing workforce, and excellent quality of life make doing business here affordable and profitable. The Lane Report���s Bardstown/Nelson County Community Profile From our tradition-rich Bourbon distilleries to our more recently-established automotive component manufacturers, more than 40 national and international manufacturing facilities have chosen Bardstown and Nelson County the place they call ���home.��� Kim Huston, president of the Nelson County Economic Development Agency (NCEDA), said,���We are proud of our beautifully designed industrial parks that offer the most up-to-date infrastructure, rail service, easy assess to major highways, and some of the lowest electric rates in the country.��� Louisville, the nation���s 16th largest city, is only 35 miles to the north and offers an international airport, the UPS hub, a major university and access to three major interstates. With expansion of the Bardstown airport, new waste treatment and ���We are proud of our beautifully designed industrial parks that offer the most up-to-date infrastructure.��� ���NCEDA President Kim Huston

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