Anchorage, Kentucky - Small Town Charm
Anchorage, Kentucky is a city with an area of 3 miles that makes you want to walk around in circles so you never have to leave. Once known as Hite’s Mill, Anchorage was founded around 1773. The town is one of the wealthiest in Kentucky, with residents such as singer, Joan Osborne and John Schnatter, founder of Papa John’s Pizza and owner of 6% of the land in Anchorage. The town has many country estates, and maintains a beautiful landscape. The community of Anchorage stays involved and it is ideal for families and building homes that will be passed down.
Anchorage has many interesting locales such as: Village Anchor Restaurant, Anchorage Trail, and “Tom” Sawyer State Park. The town of Anchorage has deep roots with much of the town being on the National Register of Historic Places. Anchorage also has many organizations and councils that help to maintain the beauty and prestige while helping to keep residents and guests comfortable.
Most residents of Anchorage stay in the community for years and quite a few will stay their entire lives. Since it is less than 20 miles from Louisville, the Anchorage allows for the charm of a small town with the excitement of the big city just close enough but also far enough away for a little piece and quiet, fewer urban worries, and lovely rural appeal.