Quality of Life
A little adventure. A lot of Home.
Scott County, on the Tennessee-Kentucky border, attracts visitors from all over the U.S. who come for the natural beauty, horseback riding and adventure sports. An exceptional all-weather airport has become the focal point of a community focused on aviation and equestrian lifestyles.
Scott County offers quality healthcare, a good educational system and an excellent telecommunications cooperative with county-wide broadband. Festivals, historical locations and interesting museums combine with the many outdoor recreation opportunities to make Scott County the perfect place to call home.
Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area encompasses 125,000 acres of the Cumberland Plateau. Whitewater paddlers, rock climbers, horseback riders, hikers and campers enjoy the scenic gorges and sandstone bluffs.
On the campus of Scott County High School, the Museum of Scott County is a student-built, student-operated museum—the only one of its kind in the U.S. The museum captures the pioneer heritage and spirit of Scott County. Next door is the U.S.S. Tennessee Battleship Museum, a memorial to the ship that survived Pearl Harbor.
The historic district of Huntsville is a picturesque yet bustling community, with a recreational park, the New River Greenway and river access in downtown Huntsville. Flat Creek Reservoir adjoins Flat Creek Park as a popular destination for anglers. The area also features a historic jail, bank and sandstone buildings.
Scott County is the South’s No. 1 destination for equestrian trail riding and is also a top-ranked national destination for off-road vehicle fun.