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Williamstown is a town in Northern Ohio River Region of Kentucky.


It is the county seat of Grant County, which also includes the town of Dry Ridge.

Get in[edit]

Off Interstate 75, 38 miles south of Cincinnati, 47 miles north of Lexington

Get around[edit]


  • 1 Ark Encounter, 1 Ark Encounter Dr, Williamstown (35 miles south of the airport, in Kentucky), toll-free: +1-855-284-3275. Opens M-Sa 9AM, Su at noon; closes all days at 5PM Jan–Feb, 7PM Mar–May and Sep-Oct, 9PM June–Aug, 6PM Nov–Dec. A newer attraction operated by the same organization responsible for the Creation Museum, this is billed as a life-size replica of Noah's Ark. Like its sister attraction, it presents a "young Earth" interpretation of Genesis, with an obvious emphasis on the biblical account of Noah and the great flood. Also offers an extra-cost zip line tour. $28 children (5–12)/$40 adults/$31 seniors (60+); free for children under 5. Parking pass an extra $10 for standard vehicles and $15 for oversized vehicles. Ark Encounter (Q24908667) on Wikidata Ark Encounter on Wikipedia
  • 2 William Arnold Log House, 224 S Main St. Founder house built 1811. Museum occasionally open.


  • 1 Williamstown Lake. Public reservoir for boating, fishing and swimming Williamstown Lake (Q7348323) on Wikidata Williamstown Lake on Wikipedia



There are a number of fast food chains off the Dry Ridge highway exit.




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Routes through Williamstown
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