A beautiful and thriving city with plenty of small town
charm, Murray, KY is truly a great place to call home! Located in scenic Western Kentucky, Murray
boasts a vibrant local economy and is home to Murray State University, a top
ranked institution as recognized by U.S. News & World Report. The University enrolls over 10,000 students
and offers many cultural and athletic events for the entire community to enjoy.
Murray’s close proximity to Kentucky Lake and Land Between the
Lakes offers many outdoor activities such as boating, fishing, camping and hiking. In fact, Land Between the Lakes draws
thousands of tourists per year with it’s 170,000 acres of wildlife, history, and
outdoor recreation. Kentucky Lake and
Lake Barkley together form one of the largest man-made bodies of water in North
America. Combined the two lakes have over 4,000 miles of shoreline and offer
world-class crappie and bass fishing.
Murray also hosts a great shopping, cultural and restaurant
scene. Numerous specialty and boutique stores,
along with the Downtown Saturday Market , provide a unique shopping
experience. The Playhouse in the Park
and the Lovett Live concert series play host to a number of live entertainment
events throughout the year. And whether
you are in the mood for steak, pizza, sushi or local southern food- Murray has
a restaurant to fit your culinary needs.
The fact that Murray was awarded “2012 Friendliest Small
Town in America” is further testament to the character of its citizens and its
small town charm. Come visit us today and
find out for yourself everything that Murray has to offer!