Welcome to Historic Downtown Harrodsburg Kentucky

Harrodsburg Kentucky was founded in 1774 as the first permanent settlement west of the Allegheny Mountains. As Kentucky’s oldest town, the city is located in the heart of the Bluegrass Region and is surrounded by rolling countryside, horse farms, historic stone fences, historic architecture and culture. 

Downtown Harrodsburg is filled with a diverse mix of retailers, all locally owned and operated.  We are proud of our local entrepreneurs and encourage you to shop local!

Your Downtown Development Program

Harrodsburg First is a partner of Main Street America, a subsidiary of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.   We promote downtown revitalization within the context of historic preservation.       Want to know more?