Introduction to London, Kentucky
London, Kentucky, in Laurel county, is 63 miles S of Lexington, Kentucky.
The city of London is a county seat in Laurel County and is located in the eastern coal field. The community was named after London, England. The Laurel County was established in the year 1826. The city was marked by its strong history of Battle of London and Battle of Camp Wildcat. The battles were followed by the foundation of education, infrastructure and business. By the end of the 19th century, the city of London became a prospective destination for education and business.
London and nearby Attractions
- Mountain Life Museum
- Dr. Thomas Walker State Historic Site
- Levi Jackson Wilderness Road State Park
- Cumberland Falls State Resort Park
- Mammoth Cave
Things To Do In London
Tourists can take a look at the state parks, which include the Cumberland Falls State Resort Park and Levi Jackson Wilderness Road State Park. These parks offer facilities for camping, fishing, and boating. Tourists can also visit the Mountain Life Museum that displays the antiquities of the city’s history. The Mammoth Cave is another tourist attraction well - known for its adventurous aspect.
Air transportation is available from Cincinnati/ Northern Kentucky International Airport.
London Higher Education
Higher education can be availed from University of the Cumberlands, Somerset Community College, Midway College, and Lincoln Memorial University.