Economic Development Authority

​​​Carlisle - Nicholas County, Kentucky




Live, Work, and Play in Nicholas County

Nicholas County offers a beautiful and safe rural setting just outside of Lexington, Kentucky. With affordable real estate, low taxes, and agricultural roots, this charming community offers unparalleled quality of life. Click here for more economic development information.

For additional highlights and background on Nicholas County economic and community development, explore Nicholas County through a Power Point presentation.

To learn more about Taxes and Fees pertaining to Nicholas County, check out recently updated Nicholas County tax information to help answer your questions.

For a quick overview of our community, check out our Carlisle and Nicholas County highlights.

C-NCEDA News and Updates

​The Carlisle-Nicholas County Economic Development Authority received agrant in 2012 from the Lexington-Bluegrass Association of Realtors (LBAR). This LBAR grant for $2,000 will be used to help promote Nicholas County and allow our community to continue to grow. Read the entire LBAR story in detail.

To read the Carlisle Courier articke on the L-BAR grant presentation view LBAR Grant Info

Available ​Sites and Buildings

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We have a number of sites available for sale or lease in Nicholas County that will help fulfill your business needs. Please contact us for more details.

Economic ​Development Authority

The Carlisle-Nicholas CountyEconomic Development Authority was created to aid in the acquisition, retention and development of land for industrial and commercial purposes in Nicholas County; to aid in the development and promotion of industrial sites, parks and subdivisions for accommodating industrial and commercial needs; to promote and stimulate the acquisition, retention and development of land for industrial and commercial purposes in Nicholas County by other local development organizations both public and private.

At present, we arefocused on our downtown and industrial incubator facility located at 2447 Concrete Road. We offer local incentives,flex-facility configurations, and a strong partnership with the Maysville Community and Technical College to meet your workforce needs.We also have available land and programs available to assist existing Nicholas County businesses and those interested in investing in our community. We are committedto growing opportunities in Carlisle and Nicholas County so please be in touch if we can help. We are here to serve you.

View C-NCEDA Contact Information​

To help the Carlisle-Nicholas County Economic Development Authority better serve your community, please fill out the Economic Development Survey and email your reply to, or mail them to P.O. Box 94 Carlisle, KY 40311

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Official Records of C-NCEDA

Please contact the C-NCEDA chairman if you wish to schedule an appointment to review the meeting minutes.


​Contact Information

Tim Jefferson​

Steve Scalf​

Kelly D. Rice​

Jim Galbraith
Economic Development Director
Carlisle-Nicholas County
Economic Development Authority

P.O. Box 94
Carlisle, KY 40311

Steve Hamilton
Nicholas County Judge Executive
125 E. Main Street
Carlisle, KY 40311
859-289-3725 (Office)

Ronnie Clark
City of Carlisle - Mayor
107 E. Chestnut St.
Carlisle, KY 40311
859-289-3700 (Office)

​​​Carlisle and Nicholas County Data

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