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Address: US-23, Paintsville, KY

"The Country Music Highway is the eastern-most corridor in the...

"The Country Music Highway is the eastern-most corridor in the Highlands and Waterways Region of Southern and Eastern Kentucky. It follows US-23 through Lawrence County, Paintsville, Prestonsburg, Pikeville, and then along US-119/US-23 to the Virginia border and on to Whitesburg. As noted in its name, the Country Music Highway celebrates the lives of dozens of famous country music stars that grew up along this route."

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Satuday Morning Drive

We travelled along here on the way to Butcher Hollow. The weather was perfect, lots of things to see along the way. Picturesque drive.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tom B
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We travelled along here on the way to Butcher Hollow. The weather was perfect, lots of things to see along the way. Picturesque drive.

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Palm Bay, Florida
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Reviewed 2 September 2016

Took a different route from Florida to West Virginia and ended up on Route 23, Country Music Highway. Beautiful natural scenery as well as interesting historical information along the way. Will definitely use this route again.

Thank Susank G
Manteo, North Carolina
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Reviewed 17 December 2015

I had a great time traveling down US Hwy 23 and reading the signs that listed the country singers born in the county I was passing through! When I went through Floyd County and read Dwight Yoakum was born there, I grabbed his CD from my collection and drove through singing I'm a Honky Tonk Man! Great times! Fun ride... More 

Thank sweetsugartree
Providence, Rhode Island
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Reviewed 20 October 2015

good place to pick up information about attractions in the area along with other info needed. easy to find just off the exit on US 23.

Thank Gordon C
Abingdon, Virginia
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Reviewed 9 July 2013

Enjoyed learning about all the singers from this area. Brochure on the Highway was very informative and helpful.

Thank Susan K
Charleston, West Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2012

This route is a beautiful route to take on the motorcycle. We travel it every year from Charleston WV 119S , to 23S to 81S heading to Gatlinburg Tennessee . Nice road with very little traffic both scenic and calming for a motorcycle group and the speed limit is just enough that you dont feel pushed as you would on... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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Reviewed 19 October 2011

Nerve wrecking road is what it should be called. Twists and turns out of absolutely nowhere. Don't drive it in the dark.

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