Introduction to Somerset, Kentucky
Somerset, Kentucky, in Pulaski county, is 62 miles S of Lexington, Kentucky. The city is home to some 11,352 residents.
This city was originally settled by Thomas Hansford and many Jasper family members in 1798. Somerset derived its named from the Somerset County in New Jersey. The city became the county seat of Pulaski County and was incorporated in 1887.
Somerset and nearby Attractions
- Mountain Life Museum
- Finley's Fun Center
- Mount Olive Church
- General Burnside Island State Park
Things To Do In Somerset
Visitors of Somerset can visit the Mountain Life Museum. General Burnside Island State Park comes with a number of recreational facilities. One can also visit the Mount Olive Church. Every year, the city of Somerset hosts various festivals such as the Archery Festival, Pulaski County Fair, and Sheltowee Art Fair.
Air transportation opportunities are provided by the Louisville International - Standiford Field Airport.
Somerset Higher Education
Somerset Community College and Somerset Technical College are located in the city of Somerset. There are other higher education institutes that can be attended from the city including Eastern Kentucky University, Lexington Community College, and University of Kentucky.