Kentucky Atlas and Gazetteer

Scottsville, Kentucky

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.

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