Catlettsburg in Boyd County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Country Music Highway
Small Town Big Fun
Recreational and cultural opportunities abound, with nearby state parks and manmade lakes, and downtown Ashland’s 33-acre Central Park that offers ball fields, tennis courts, play grounds, and mature trees. A publicly owned Tennis Center with twelve outdoor and four indoor courts, and first-class high school athletic facilities add to the recreational mix. Downtown Ashland features the Highlands Museum and Discovery Center, the new Pendleton Art Center, the Paramount Arts Center and the Jesse Stuart Foundation. The Ashland and Catlettsburg Floodwall Mural Projects continue to grow each year and proudly display the first quilt blocks on floodwalls in the nation. The Ashland Boyd County Quilt Alley adds many blocks to its colorful collections each year.
Annual celebrations include Poage Landing Days in September,
(Inscriptions under the photos in the center
) Top; Ashland Kentucky—Birthplace of the Judds—Wynonna, Naomi, and Ashley.
Middle; Historic Boyd County Courthouse—downtown Catlettsburg, Kentucky
Bottom; Billy Ray Cyrus—born in Ashland, Kentucky—atop the Paramount Arts Center marquee, home of the “Achy Breaky Heart” video.
Location. 38° 24.936′ N, 82° 35.886′ W. Marker is in Catlettsburg, Kentucky, in Boyd County. Marker is on Louisa Street. Touch for map. The marker is on the grounds of the Boyd County Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Catlettsburg KY 41129, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Judge John M. Elliott (a few steps from this marker); County Named, 1860 (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Army Base (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ceredo - Kenova (approx. 0.9 miles away in West Virginia); Marshall Plane Crash Site (approx. 3.1 miles away in West Virginia); Putnam Stadium (approx. 3.9 miles away); War Memorial (approx. 4.8 miles away); Ashland (approx. 4.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Catlettsburg.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 16, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 388 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 16, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.