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The City of Beaver Dam, Kentucky The City of Beaver Dam, Kentucky

About Beaver Dam


               Beaver  Dam City Hall.


City of Beaver Dam Facts:

  • Commission form of Government
  • Largest City in Ohio County
  • Located approx. 2 mi from intersection of WK Parkway & Natcher; approx. 3 mi from Bluegrass Crossings Industrial Park.
  • P & L Railroad runs thru the City of Beaver Dam
  • 133 Businesses within the city limits
  • 6 Industries within corporate city limits (manufacturer of non-woven disposable fabric; industrial hard chrome plating; dishwasher racks; disposal of medical waste; sheltered workshop-assembly of pallets; and a manufacturer of stair treads, door frames & thresholds)
  • Schools
    • Ohio County High School (1,100 students)
    • Ohio County Middle School (650 students)
    • Beaver Dam Elementary (519 students)
  • Downtown area consists primarily of family owned and operated businesses.  Fast becoming an antique area; home of the Beaver Dam Café, which was featured on a KET documentary as one of the most unique diners in the state of Kentucky.
  • Recognized as a Renaissance City in August 2006.
  • Annual Events include the Strawberry Festival held over Memorial Day weekend and Downtown Christmas Celebration, always held on the first Friday night in December.


Last Updated 1/24/2012
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