Welcome to Paintsville…Music Capital of Eastern Kentucky!!!

The City of Paintsville is located between the scenic landscapes of Paintsville Lake and Dewey Lake. Our city serves as a local hub for local businesses, education, art, history, music and is also known to be a recreational sanctuary for people of all ages who enjoy the outdoors. When visiting, be sure to check out our major attractions including Paintsville Lake State Park, a 18-hole golf course and Butcher Hollow, the rustic birthplace of “Queen of Country Music,” Loretta Lynn. If you are planning a stay in the Fall, Paintsville annually hosts the Kentucky Apple Festival, which is chock-full of fun activities, art, and entertainment for the whole family!