Scottsville, the seat of Allen county, was settled about 1797, beginning as a stop on the stage route south of Louisville. The town was established in 1816 when the county was formed and named for Charles Scott, a former governor of Kentucky. Scottsville was incorporated in 1817. The Allen Court House or Scottsville post office opened in 1816. The population in 2010 was 4,226.
- Allen County Fiscal Court
- Allen County Schools
- Scottsville, City of
- Scottsville-Allen County Chamber of Commerce