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Address: US-23, Paintsville, KY
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"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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I traveled down the Music Highway!

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 more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 17, 2015
sweetsugartree
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Manteo, North Carolina
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Manteo, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 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 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 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.

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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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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