People and Places

Please see below to learn more about the famous people and places associated with Carter County, Kentucky.


People

Carter County is proud to be the birthplace of such luminaries as:

Tom T. Hall
Singer, songwriter

Carol Ann Malone
Opera Singer

W.J. Fields
Governor 1923-1927


Places

Carter Caves
Rt. 60 East to KY 182 North
344 Caveland Drive
Olive Hill, KY
41134-9032
(606) 288-4411 - Phone
(800) 325-0059 - Toll-Free
(606) 286-8165 - Fax

Size:  approximately 2,000 acres.

Year-round cave tours:  fee-based, X Cave, Cascade Cave; summer only and fee based – Bat Cave, Saltpeter Cave: 28-room lodge, 10 cottages, 39 campsites, restaurant, boat ramp, canoe trips, fishing, golf, hiking, horseback riding, swimming (pools), tennis, picnicking, miniature golf course, campground.

Grayson Lake and Hidden Cove Golf Course State Park
KY 7 South
314 Grayson Lake Park Road
Olive Hill, KY 41164
(606) 474-9727 - Office
(606) 474-6856 – Campground
(606) 474-2553 – Hidden Cove Golf Course
(606) 474-2754 – Golf Maintenance
(606) 474-4513 – Marina

Park Size:  1,512 acres
Lake Size: 1,500 acres
71 campsites, boat ramp, access to marina, fishing, hiking, swimming (lake), picknicking, 18-hold Championship Golf Course
Marina info:  (606) 474-4513