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Move to Johnson County

$5,000 cash for relocation

$250 Tailored Eastern Kentucky Welcome Package*

$2,500 Bonus for any remote worker that relocates and brings a spouse that will work locally in education or healthcare

Total Incentive


Sitting in the hills of the Appalachian Mountains, Eastern Kentucky offers remote workers the tight-knit communities, fast internet, and access to the outdoors that they crave.

Elkhorn Park, Jenny Wiley State Resort, and Paintsville Lake Wildlife Area all offer opportunities for after-work or weekend escapes. Popular hobbies for locals include kayaking, whitewater rafting, hiking, and mountain biking.

By using federal dollars and private funds, Eastern Kentucky is leading the way with Eastern Kentucky Broadband Projects to ensure that fast internet access is available to all residents of Eastern Kentucky. Perfect for remote employees who need to stay connected.

Finally, Prestonsburg, Pikeville, Johnson County, and Whitesburg communities offer different towns for you to experience Eastern Kentucky. The shared values of faith, grit, empathy, and selflessness embody the spirit of Appalachia and are perfect for remote workers and their families looking for their next home.

To qualify for this offer, you can move to Pike County, Floyd County, Johnson County, or Letcher County.

*Our welcome package options include a range of activities and events that are based on your specific interests. Whether you're a foodie, history buff, outdoor enthusiast, golfer, or art lover, we have something for everyone. We'll work with you to customize your experience and ensure that you have access to the activities and events that you're most passionate about.

Plenty of restaurant and distillery options to experience the unique flavors of Eastern Kentucky. Immerse yourself in our rich history with tailored tours that showcase the stories and traditions of our region. For nature lovers, we offer some of the best hiking, biking, and ATV trails in the country.

And if you're an art or music lover, we have an exciting lineup of events and shows that will keep you entertained all year round. Come join us and find what package we can put together for you!


Not sure if you qualify for this offer?

We make it dead simple to find out which offers you qualify for. The application process starts with a quick eligibility check, and we won't waste your time if it's not a good fit.

Eligibility Requirements

Johnson County is currently recruiting remote workers who:

  • Are employed full-time and able to relocate while retaining their current position, or

  • Are self-employed and able to relocate while retaining their current clients/portfolio

  • Currently residing outside of Kentucky

  • Must be a U.S citizen eligible to work in the U.S.

  • Must be 18 years or older

  • Earn at least $70,000 annually

  • Can relocate primary residence to Johnson County within 6 months

  • In order to be considered by Johnson County, you must provide proof of the above eligibility criteria


What is MakeMyMove?

MakeMyMove is a marketplace product that connects remote workers and other work-from-anywhere talent with communities that are attracting new residents. We help workers find the right place, and we help communities build and promote programming to attract those workers.

How much does it cost?

We’re 100% supported by communities. If you are a worker that is thinking about making a move, our service is free.

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How It Works

This community is participating in the MakeMyMove on-platform application process. Apply in a few minutes. You’ll receive a response to your application, and will have access to a team to help along the way.

1. Apply

Fill out our fast application form to share your information and why you’re interested in making a move.

2. Get Pre-Qualified

Qualifying applicants will receive an introduction to the local sponsors of the program who will answer your questions, and help you decide if the community is the right fit.

3. Confirm Eligibility

Once you’ve been selected, we’ll confirm your eligibility for the program and facilitate a formal incentive offer from the community.

4. Accept and Make Your Move

Accept the offer to reserve your spot, and let us know when you arrive to receive the incentive.