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Upriver or Down River … what do they mean?

Rather than north, south, east or west, locals often talk about one location be upriver or down river from another. Depending on where you are in the county, upriver could be north or west, while down river could be south or east.

Greenup County is an affordable place to live. 

Average home cost: The average home value is $206,517 (Zillow.com as of October 2022). The 2020 Census shows the media value of an owner-occupied house in Greenup County to be $115,000.

Cost of gas: Competitive at average rates across Kentucky. In early December 2022, it ranged from $3.25 to $3.49.

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In Kentucky, US-23 is known as the Country Music Highway. With such artists as Billy Ray Cyrus, The Judds, and Tom T. Hall hailing from the region, there is a lot of affection for country music in these parts.

According to NeighborhoodScout, it's very safe: "With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 8 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Greenup is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 61% of America's communities)." In fact, Best Places reports that in 2023, Greenup County's violent crime rate is 6. Their Crime Indices are based on FBI data and range from 1 (low crime) to 100 (high crime).

One Stop for New Businesses

From starting your business plan to registering your business with the Commonwealth, this portal is a "one stop shop" with tools necessary to assist you in registering and operating your business in Kentucky.

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Regional Business Directory

For a list of retail establishments and professional services, visit the regional Business Directory.

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