Lincoln County Kentucky

Stanford Kentucky's William Whitley House

The William Whitley House — In Lincoln County, the first brick home west of the Alleghany Mountains stands in Stanford, Kentucky.

Lincoln County, one of the original three counties formed from Virginia’s Kentucky County in 1780, boasts 337 square miles of area. It was named for General Benjamin Lincoln, in the American Revolutionary War. Stanford, established in 1786, is now the county seat — but the county seat was originally Harrodsburg before Mercer County was formed from that portion of Lincoln County.

Lincoln County is a part of the Knobs and Bluegrass Regions of Kentucky and has a population of over 24,000. There are 22 historic sites in Lincoln county listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The cities, towns and communities of Lincoln County include:

  • Crab Orchard
  • Eubank (shared with Pulaski County)
  • Hustonville
  • Kings Mountain
  • Stanford (County Seat)
  • Waynesburg

Stanford is home to William Whitley House State Historic Site, the first brick home west of the Alleghenies.

Car Insurance in Lincoln County Kentucky

Lincoln County has a long history with automobiles. Stanford was the location of the first automobile garage in the state and there is still a drive-in (the Stanford Drive-In Theater) and a Motor Lodge (the Sun Set Motor Lodge). Blue Moon Insurance helps today’s residents of Stanford and Lincoln county keep their cars safe and insured.

If you have a car, truck, ATV, RV or other vehicle you need to insure, we offer car insurance in Lincoln County, Kentucky. We are a full-service independent Kentucky insurance agency, offering homeowners insurance, business and commercial insurance, and non profit coverage. We welcome the opportunity to help you save money while improving your coverage. Call us to discuss your needs.