Corbin, KY may not be a large community in terms of population, but what it lacks in terms of numbers it more than makes up for in terms of natural beauty. Corbin, known as the "Niagara of the South," is home to many of Kentucky's most beautiful natural wonders, including Cumberland Falls State Park, Levi Jackson State Park, and Pine Mountain State Park. If you are looking for a small, close-knit community that appreciates and loves nature, and provides ample opportunities to enjoy it, then Corbin is well worth considering.
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Those who choose to make Corbin, KY their home appreciate the true small town feel of this community. This environment has created a community with low crime rates, as neighbors watch out for each other. Add to this the abundance of natural parks and protected areas in and around the town, and you have an ideal place for the family that appreciates active lifestyle. The community sits on the shores of Laurel River Lake, so it's not uncommon to spot neighbors enjoying a day out on the boat together or finishing for their supper from the lakefront. Horseback riding is a common past time as well, and on the outskirts of town many homes with room for horses make it simple for people to enjoy the equestrian lifestyle.
One of the benefits of living in Corbin is the community's excellent school district. Several highly rated schools, including Hunter Hills Elementary School, Corbin Intermediate School and Corbin Middle School, ensure a quality education for the youngest residents of the community. Many students live close enough to walk to school, if they wish, and parents appreciate the attentive staff and teachers at their local neighborhood school. High school students can pursue a traditional education at Corbin High School, or turn to Corbin Vocational for career-based training. After high school, students can stay in town to pursue college training, with Eastern Kentucky University having an extension campus in Corbin.
Throughout its history, the economy of Corbin, KY has been dominated by the railway industry. Today, CSX still provides a number of jobs in the local economy, but the economic options have become more diverse as the community has grown ad developed. Many people are employed by the local schools or the parks in and around Corbin, and manufacturing jobs are also an important player in the Corbin economy.
If you love the appeal of a small town surrounded by natural beauty, you will love life in Corbin, KY. As you begin the search for your ideal home, you'll find a number of beneficial areas to consider. Most of the homes capitalize on the natural beauty of the area, being situated in or near the forested areas that make Corbin so popular with visitors.
Buyers will notice that most of the homes, even those in newly built neighborhood, boast mature trees and spacious lots with plenty of space for the kids to run and play. Forest and lake views are common as well. As the community continues to develop, buyers will find a number of land lots available on which they can build their own custom home, should they wish.
As you look for a home in Corbin, KY, contact the team at Sallie Davidson REALTORS®. With so much to love about the community, you want a real estate team that knows it well helping you find the ideal home.
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