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Local Community Colleges in Kentucky

Offers a list of all two-year community colleges and technical schools within Kentucky, including brief introduction and official website address.
  • Topschoolsintheusa.com: Intended to pursue an associate degree in the state of Kentucky? Here is a full list of both public and private community colleges within Kentucky.

Frankfort, Kentucky

According to Countryaah.com, Frankfort is a city and state capital of Kentucky in the United States with 27,621 residents (U.S. Census, 2017). The city is located on both sides of the Kentucky River, 80 miles east of Louisville. Frankfort is the fourth smallest state capital in the United States.

Business and culture

Frankfort is a trade and tourist center in the Bluegrass region. It produces bourbon whiskey, tobacco, furniture, textiles, electronic components and machines. The town is known for breeding thoroughbred horses. Kentucky State University was founded in 1886.


In 1780, a group of indigenous peoples attacked some early settlers at a riverbank in the Kentucky River, and pioneer Stephen Frank was killed. The crossing point in the river was later called Frank's Ford which became Frankfort.

The town was founded in 1786 when General James Wilkinson bought a land on the north side of the Kentucky River that developed into downtown Frankfort. Frankfort became the state capital in 1792 and gained city status in 1839. The separate settlement of South Frankfort was annexed in 1850. During the American Civil War, Frankfort was briefly occupied by Confederate troops in the fall of 1862.

The Kentucky State Capitol was inaugurated in 1910. A flood caused great havoc in Frankfort in 1937. In the 1960s, the city's economy and population grew rapidly. The skyscraper Capital Plaza Office Tower opened in 1972 and was a landmark in the city center before the building was demolished in 2018.

Ashland Community College
Ashland school offers its schedule and explains student activities. Also covers divisions and programs.

Ashland Community College


Elizabethtown Community College
ECC details its academics and classes. Get school news, or read the president's page.

Elizabethtown Community College

Hazard Community and Technical College
College profile features the schedule of classes, an academic calendar, information about financial aid and a student life overview.

Henderson Community College
Northwest Extension of the University of Kentucky features a list and profile of academic programs, a campus map and a faculty-staff directory.

Kentucky Community and Technical College System
Guide to two-year colleges in Kentucky describes programs for students, open faculty and staff positions, and industry partnership opportunities.

Owensboro Community College
Get answers to some common questions, and explore OCC through its registration, services, employee resources, and library.

Paducah Community College
Check out this college's profile, featuring a campus map and directory, information about distance learning and a curriculum overview.

Prestonsburg Community College
Find out about this school's mission, its students, admissions and degree programs.

Somerset Community College
School details its academics and library, and offers a link to the administration. Check the class schedule.

Southeast Community College
College is in Cumberland, and offers financial-aid information and the class schedule.

University of Kentucky, Lexington Community College
Community college is located on the main campus of the University of Kentucky in Lexington. Details admissions and programs.




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