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The mountains of Eastern Kentucky are unlike anywhere else, come meet the people in this Appalachian community.

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Internet Speed Rating

940 Mbps

Closest Airport

Huntington Tri-State Airport, Huntington WV • 61 mi

Weather (High/Low)

86 / 43

Median Home Value (3BR, 2BA)


Prestonsburg: FUN FACT

Called "The Star City of Eastern Kentucky," Prestonsburg, Kentucky, is situated along a stretch of U.S. 23 known as the Country Music Highway. Many of the musicians honored with markers on the highway can often be seen performing at the town's Mountain Arts Center. Those looking for a musical variety show will love the MAC's Kentucky Opry, which has been called a "fresh, 'down home' approach to family entertainment."

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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!

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