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Address: US-23, Paintsville, KY
Description: "The Country Music Highway is the eastern-most corridor in the Highlands...
"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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Enjoyed learning about all the singers from this area. Brochure on the Highway was very informative and helpful.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2013
Susan K
Abingdon, Virginia, United States
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Abingdon, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

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

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Charleston, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 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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Address: US-23, Paintsville, KY
Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Paintsville

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