Bardstown offers proximity to key markets and easy access to customers. Nelson County is within a day’s drive to two-thirds of the U.S. population and manufacturing production. Major U.S. cities located within a seven-hour drive include Atlanta, Birmingham, Charlotte, Chicago, Detroit, Indianapolis, Memphis, Nashville and St. Louis.
Just 35 minutes from Louisville and 60 minutes from Lexington, Kentucky’s two largest cities, businesses in Bardstown enjoy excellent access to air, rail and major highways. Louisville is home to an international airport and the UPS Worldport, the largest fully automated package handling facility in the world.
Extending east and west through Bardstown is the Martha Layne Collins Bluegrass Parkway which connects to I-65 South in Elizabethtown continuing to Nashville and Birmingham, or North to Louisville and Indianapolis. The Parkway extends east to Lexington which connects to I-75 and I-64.