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Welcome to Cynthiana, Kentucky!

Cynthiana, Kentucky, is the county seat of Harrison County and is approximately 30 miles north of Lexington, Kentucky and 60 miles south of Cincinnati, Ohio. According to the 2000 census, the city's population is 6,258. Cynthiana was the hometown of jazz drummer and bandleader William McKenney and former University of Kentucky Men's Basketball Coach, Joe B. Hall. Cynthiana has several factories which manufacture everything from hard hats to garbage trucks. The most well-known of these companies is 3M, the maker of Post-it® Notes. Cynthiana industries employ many valued employees from surrounding cities, as well.

Please click on the following link to learn more about Cynthiana and the surrounding community.


Canoe and Kayak RentalFamily Fun for Everyone! All Groups Welcome. Canoe and kayak on the Historical Licking River. Why stay on the porch, when you can paddle with "The Dogs"!Cynthiana, Kentucky - Harrison County.

Cynthiana-Harrison County Parks & RecreationThe Recreation Department in Cynthiana is run by not only the City of Cynthiana, but the whole of Harrison County. The Parks and Recreation Department is headed by the Director, as well as a Board of Directors appointed by both the city and the county.Cynthiana, Kentucky - Harrison County.



Eastside Elementary
1226 US Hwy 62 East
Cynthiana, KY 41031-6700
(859) 234-7121
Mr. Rick Dycus, Principal

Northside Elementary
2415 US Hwy 27 North
Cynthiana, KY 41031-6290
(859) 234-7114
Mrs. Sharon Hill, Principal

Southside Elementary
106 Education Drive
Cynthiana, KY 41031-1664
(859) 234-7120
Mr. Steven Fowler, Principal

Westside Elementary
1585 KY Hwy 356
Cynthiana, KY 41031-5977
(859) 234-7115
Mr. Jon Hoskins, Principal

Middle School
269 Education Drive
Cynthiana, KY 41031-1687
(859) 234-7123
Mr. Michael McIntire, Principal

Harrison County High School
320 Webster Avenue
Cynthiana, KY 41031
(859) 234-7117
Mr. James Schmidt, Principal

Harrison County Community Education
308 Webster Avenue
Cynthiana, KY 41031
(859) 234-7160
Mrs. Debra Fischer

KY Tech-Harrison County Area Technology Center
327 Webster Avenue
Cynthiana, KY 41031
(859) 234-5286
Mr. John Hodge, Principal


Harrison County Memorial Hospital

Historic Places


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