Located at the foothills of the Eastern Appalachian Mountains, Powell County Kentucky is home to such scenic natural wonders as Red River Gorge, Natural Bridge and a host of other great outdoor adventures. Seventy million years of wind and water sculpting have created natural wonders and a vacationer’s paradise in the quaint Kentucky community of Powell County and its two towns of Clay City and Stanton.
With great schools and diversified access to transportation and telecommunications infrastructure, this wonderful place to visit and live also offers a host of excellent economic development opportunities to would-be business owners. Only minutes from the intersection of two major Interstate highways, the hidden treasure of Powell County offers a well trained and capable workforce ready to expand and grow your company.
Powell County Schools: The mission of the Powell County School System is commitment to preparing and inspiring all students to be life-long learners who are self sufficient, responsible and productive members of our community.
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