Morehead, Kentucky

St. Claire Regional Medical Center

St. Claire Regional Medical Center is a 159-bed non-profit facility and is the largest rural hospital in northeastern Kentucky. SCRMC is an established training site for the University of Kentucky School of Medicine’s physician residency programs. The hospital offers 31 medical and surgical specialties and provides excellent healthcare to a 14 county region.

Morehead, Kentucky

Morehead, KY is located along Interstate 64 and US 60, one hour from Lexington, KY and two hours from Louisville, KY in Rowan County. Morehead is a great place to live and raise a family with a little bit of something for everyone. It’s a growing city and county that provides a plethora of shopping, dining, recreational opportunities, a rich and affordable housing market and a great education system.

There are many recreational opportunities to be found within 10 miles of Morehead. Eagle Trace Golf Course is an 18-hole par 72 championship course, which the avid golfer will find challenging. Home to the picturesque Cave Run Lake which sits in the northern most portion of the Daniel Boone National Forest and offers 8,270 acres of reservoir for boating, swimming, fishing and any sort of water activity. With excellent fishing, Cave Run is best known as the "Muskie Capitol of the South" but the area offers something for residents and visitors alike with two beaches with recreation areas, several campsites, including a horse camp, picnic areas and many scenic views. Once you visit Cave Run Lake, you are sure to return.

In addition to an abundance of recreational activities, Morehead has booming arts and entertainment offerings with CCC Trail’s 5.5 acre Vineyard where you can sample Kentucky’s award-winning wine, visit the sheep, enjoy the working dogs tour, hike the vineyard or just relax. Additionally, they have a music series that runs from late spring through their Oktoberfest celebration. You can find fine art at the Pine GroveGallery, located in the city or the Claypool-Young Art Gallery, located on the campus of Morehead State University. The educational system in Rowan County is second to none, offering private schools, Maysville Community and Technical College and the public school system, which was ranked top 100 inthe nation by Insight Magazine. Home to Morehead State University, recognized as one of the top public universities in the South in the 2008 edition of “America’s Best Colleges” by U.S. News and World Report.

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Lexington, KY651 hr
Louisville, KY1402 hr
Morehead, Kentucky
Morehead, Kentucky
Morehead, Kentucky