Business View Civil and Municipal | Volume 2, Issue 6

145 CIVIL AND MUNICIPAL VOLUME 2, ISSUE 6 FULL OF POSITIVITY AND POTENTIAL merger of the Levisa and Tug Forks into the Big Sandy River. “Among its many advantages, Lawrence County is a great place to start a small business,” maintains Harold Slone, Louisa’s Mayor. “We are seeing that happen more because our residents stay here to shop instead of traveling outside the county. There are some communities around us, where to do anything you have to leave. They don’t have a hospital. We have the Three Rivers Medical Center in Louisa. We are a little medical N estled in Eastern Kentucky, Lawrence County is gloriously abundant in natural beauty. From its shimmering lakes and streams to its lush parks and trails, embracing the joys of outdoor life is all part of the county charisma. With a population of 15,600, Lawrence County was co-founded in 1822 by Isaac Bolt, a prominent resident who served as both Commissioner and Justice of the Peace. The area was named after James Lawrence, an American Naval Officer – a fitting moniker considering the county seat, the City of Louisa, is located at the LAWRENCE COU