Introduction to Shively, Kentucky
Shively, Kentucky, in Jefferson county, is 4 miles SW of Louisville, Kentucky. The city is conveniently located inside the Louisville metropolitan area. There are an estimated 15,157 people in Shively.
The city was originally settled and farmed in 1780. Shively was named after Jacob and Christian William Shively. They were among the early settlers of the area. William Shively formed a mill in this area, which is known as Mill Creek. It was formerly known as Shively Precinct. The city was incorporated in the year 1938.
Shively and nearby Attractions
- Shively Park
- Conrad - Caldwell House Museum
- Shively Church
- Falls of the Ohio State Park
Things To Do In Shively
Tourists in Shively can visit the Filson Museum, Frazier Historical Arms Museum, and Conrad - Caldwell House Museum. Shively Park and Falls of the Ohio State Park are notable attraction for the people. The Shively Church and Saint Pauls Church are some of the local churches.
Louisville International - Standiford Field Airport offers air transportation opportunities.
Shively Higher Education
There are several colleges and universities that offer higher educational facilities such as the Jefferson Community College, Sullivan University, Bellarmine University, and Elizabethtown Community College.