Welcome to Monticello / Wayne County Kentucky

Located in south-central Kentucky, Wayne County lies in both the Mississippian plateau and the Eastern Kentucky coal fields. Beautiful Lake Cumberland forms much of the northern border of Wayne County, while Tennessee forms the southern border. Wayne County has a large labor supply and an expanding manufacturing economy.

News and Announcements

Oak Grove Cookbook

Oak Grove Cookbook - 187 hard bound pages of recipes & rememberances. Celebrating 100 years is available for $18. Call 606-278-4925

Center For Rural Development

This year, Monica and Erica Withers from Monticello, are finalists for a 2013 EIEA Award. We will be announcing winners at an awards luncheon on Monday, September 9, 2013 at The Center for Rural Development in Somerset, KY.

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2013 Chamber of Commerce Christmas parade

December 6, 2013
Theme: Traditions and Christmas
Grand Marshal: 1960 Monticello High School State Runner-up Basketball Team
606-348-3064 or 348-5719

A Message from the Chamber of Commerce President

On behalf of the Monticello/Wayne County Chamber of Commerce Members, and the Board of Directors, welcome to our web site. We hope you find what you need here, but if not, you may call our office at (606) 348-3064 or toll free at 1-866-348-3064. The office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday. Or better yet, stop by our office located in downtown Monticello, 120 S. Main Street / City Hall.

The Chamber was organized in 1967 with the stated mission to promote our area and the business community. Times have changed, but our mission remains the same.

I urge each of you to come and experience the natural resources we have available. A week spent on Lake Cumberland, in a luxury houseboat, is truly a week spent in paradise. Wayne County is, after all, the Houseboat Manufacturing Capital of the World! Or perhaps you would prefer a week spent camping with the family, in one of our many campgrounds, or hiking the miles of trails that cross our majestic mountains!

Whatever you choose to do, you will soon see why Wayne County is regarded as the most beautiful area in all of Kentucky! It’s here, waiting for you and your family to enjoy and explore. Let the citizens of Wayne County and Monticello show you the hospitality that we are famous for.

Once again, thanks for stopping by. We look forward to having you and your family in Wayne County real soon!

--Charles Peters, President

Monticello/Wayne County Chamber of Commerce


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Contact Information
120 South Main Street Ste 3
City Hall
Post Office Box 566
Monticello, Kentucky 42633
(606) 348-3064