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


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

Get around

  • 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.    
  • 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    

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







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