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Ghent, KY Real Estate For Sale

1620 B Sharon Rd Ghent, KY
  • MLS#: 532092
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$259,900
411 Main St Ghent, KY
  • MLS#: 533879
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  • Sale Pending
$185,000
1225 Sharon Ghent, KY
  • MLS#: 537061
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$125,000
448 Country View Ln Ghent, KY
  • MLS#: 532452
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$27,950
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Ghent, KY Community Information
Introduction

Ghent, Kentucky sits along the Ohio River in Carroll County. As of 2013, the population was 324 residents. Ghent is located 8 miles northeast of Carrollton, Kentucky.

Summary

Ghent was settled in the 1790s, but was originally named McCool’s Creek Settlement. It wasn’t until 1814 that the town was laid out and Henry Clay suggested the name of Ghent. The city of Ghent, Netherlands (now in Belgium) was where the treaty ending the War of 1812 was signed.

Transportation

Ghent is on Route 42 along the Ohio River. Access to I-71 and Indiana is available just up the road at Route 1039 in Warsaw.

Hospitals

Carroll County Memorial Hospital is located in Carrollton. King’s Daughter’s Hospital is across the river in Vevay, Indiana.

Shopping

The retailers and restaurants of Carrollton, Kentucky offer a wide variety of shopping. There are also diners and shops less than 10 miles away in Warsaw, Kentucky.

Recreation

General Butler State Resort Park in Carrollton offers a wide array of recreational activities including biking, camping, canoeing, fishing, hiking, golf, tennis and more. Kentucky Speedway is 12 miles away in Sparta, Kentucky. The Kentucky Speedway hosts several racing events throughout the summer including the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quaker State 400.

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