Elizabethtown Relocation Guide: Best places to live, eat, and socialize.
Are you considering relocating to Elizabethtown soon? You’re not alone. Elizabethtown grows at an average rate of 0.89%. That number will skyrocket in the next few years as the new Ford Battery Plant prepares for its grand opening. Relocating across the state (or country!) is a huge change. New residents can suddenly find themselves in a new city without a support system. The great news for you, the culture of southern hospitality makes Kentucky a great place to build your new community. The Collier Title team adores our new neighbors. So we’ve created a guide filled with resources to make your transition to our beautiful city as smooth as possible.
Best places to live in Hardin County
Downtown Elizabethtown is known for its beautiful historic district. Picturesque shops and cafes line the streets. Those who live in the area can easily walk to their errands (it has a walk score of 78!). Residents of downtown Elizabethtown also have quick access to picturesque Freeman Lake Park.
West Point is situated near the edge of the Fort Knox military reservation, making it a popular place for military families. This district borders the Ohio River. Residents enjoy picturesque parks and viewsheds along the waterfront.
With a population of only 700, Upton is a great place to escape the city bustle. Search for a home in Upton if you’re interested in owning acreage.
Radcliff is a large suburb located at a perfect mid-way point between Elizabethtown and Fort Knox. Pleasant plazas and neighborhoods are surrounded by sprawling Kentucky farmland.
Despite being near downtown, Vine Grove has an adorable small-town feel that makes it endlessly charming. It’s a tight-knit community known for annual events like Bluegrass Festival and Autumn Daze. Sporty residents can take advantage of their ball fields and par 72 golf course.
Best Restaurants in Elizabethtown
Back Home Restaurant
Located in a gorgeous historic home, this E-town restaurant serves up comfort food like no one else in town. We recommend trying the honey chicken mac n’ cheese or the country-fried steak. View menu
The local favorite for Thai food. They serve up all the classic favorite noodles, curry, and stir-fried dishes with perfection.
Papi’s Tacos and More
Located in a coveted spot in the heart of the downtown square, Papi’s serves up crave-able tacos, quesadillas, burritos, and tostadas. Ingredients are noticeably fresh and authentic. View menu.
How to meet new people in Elizabethtown
Moving to a new city is an adventure. It’s exciting to explore a new place and unpack a fresh start. But it can be lonely at times too, and it’s hard to make new friends as an adult. Luckily Elizabethtown encompasses the graciousness of southern hospitality. E-town offers many different ways for connecting with the community:
The infamous dating app has a new feature just for finding new friends. If you’re already in a relationship you can delete the dating aspect from your profile preferences entirely. It makes it easy to find friendships with people who have similar interests and hobbies.
Whether you’re into anime or yoga, there are dozens of events on the local Meet Ups website.
Join a kickball team
Elizabethtown Sports Park hosts an adult kickball league. There are six games each season and anyone can sign up. It’s a great way to meet new people.
Homes for sale in Elizabethtown
Investing in Hardin County real estate is a sound investment. Elizabethtown’s cost of living remains below the national average, but experts predict heavy growth in the next 5 years.
The typical home value in Elizabethtown is $221,836 while the national average is $428,700. You’ll find a mix of suburban neighborhoods, condos, historic homes, and spots with acreage in the area. If you need some guidance on where to live in Elizabethtown, don’t hesitate to reach out. Our team has a vast network of trusted real estate professionals.