Hartford, Kentucky: Wacky Town Welcome Sign

Hartford's welcome sign describes it as "Home of 2000 happy people and a few soreheads."
Address:
Hwy 69, Hartford, KY
Directions:
I-165 exit 47. Turn west toward Hartford. You'll quickly see the brick-framed sign on the right side of the road, just before the right turn for the elementary school.
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A Few Soreheads.

Wacky Town Welcome Sign

The interstate exit number for the sign has been changed from 50 to 47. Easy to get to on and off the highway.

[Laura OLoughlin, 04/13/2019]

A few soreheads sign.

Wacky Town Welcome Sign

Welcome sign says: "Home of 200 happy people and a few soreheads." It is my understanding that they heard from the soreheads when they erected the sign. I know the slogan has been around for years, but I don't know the history.

[Ann, 04/05/2004]

According to the town's website, the "soreheads" are people who "generate the enthusiasm needed to accomplish future goals for the betterment of our city."

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