Located in southeastern Indiana, Scott County has something for everyone. With its rich history, welcoming residents, and scenic landscapes, Scott County has earned a reputation for hospitality. It is a family-oriented community that is clean, safe and offers many family-friendly events and activities, as well as a strong focus on education.
Scott Memorial Hospital is a 25-bed acute care facility that is fully accredited by The Joint Commission. The 93,852 square-foot medical facility features private rooms with private baths and has a 24-hour physician-staffed emergency department. Scott Memorial Hospital also provides a comprehensive list of inpatient and outpatient services including obstetrics and gynecology, pharmacy, cardiac rehab, laboratory services, dietary, physical therapy, medical imaging, an intensive care unit, nuclear medicine and CT scan.
In addition, the Scott Memorial Hospital Medical Specialty Clinic offers many specialties including general surgery, cardiology, dermatology, gastroenterology, nephrology, otolaryngology and urology.
The Frazier Rehab Institute, which is also located on the Scott Memorial Hospital Campus, provides our patients with access to physical therapy, post-operative orthopedic care, outpatient neurological rehab, stroke rehab, pain management, alternative communication services and speech-language therapy.
Scottsburg, Ind., the county seat of Scott County, was established in 1871 following the building of the Jeffersonville, Madison and Indianapolis Railroad. The town was named in honor of the president of the railroad, Horace Scott. The county was named after General Charles Scott, who fought in the Revolutionary War and later became governor of Kentucky.
Scottsburg is 29 miles north of Louisville, Ky., and benefits from easy access to other nearby cities and towns within the greater Louisville metropolitan area.
Scottsburg has numerous parks and wildlife sanctuaries that residents and visitors can enjoy, including Clifty Falls State Park, Crosley State Fish and Wildlife Area, Deam Lake State Recreation Area and Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge. Several popular historical sites are in close driving distance, including Corydon Capitol Historic Site, Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site and the Governor’s Mansion. Forest Discovery Center and Stevens Museum also within close proximity to Scottsburg.
Hardy Lake State Reservoir is a regional destination located in Scott County. Its 2,178+ acres of land and 741-acre lake is complete with campgrounds, a beach, playgrounds, basketball and volleyball courts, an archery range, hiking trails, fishing piers and open play-fields.
In addition, Scott County is located between three major metropolitan areas that offer a wide variety of special events and attractions: Indianapolis, Ind.; Louisville, Ky.; and Cincinnati, Ohio. Recreational highlights in these areas include:
Indianapolis Motor Speedway—The Indianapolis Motor Speedway annually hosts three premier world racing events like The Indianapolis 500-Mile Race, and the Brickyard 400.
Kentucky Derby—Experience the excitement and pageantry that is world-class thoroughbred racing by visiting Churchill Downs in Louisville.
Cincinnati Reds—The Cincinnati Reds continue their tradition of playing ball along the waterfront when the team takes the field in Great American Ball Park.