Welcome to Downtown Versailles, KY

Where memories are made

"Where memories are made"

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A little about Versailles

Historic Versailles is located in the Inner Bluegrass Region, the area is a center for horse breeding and training, for Thoroughbred and Standardbred racehorses, and Saddlebred pleasure horses. You will find tree lined lanes, historic architecture and great shopping, museums and dining.

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The history of Versailles

Versailles was founded on June 23, 1792, on 80 acres (320,000 m2) of land owned by Hezekiah Briscoe, at the time only a child. His guardian, Major Marquis Calmes, named the town after Versailles, France, in honor of General Lafayette, a family friend. The city was officially incorporated on February 13, 1837. It was briefly occupied during the American Civil War by both Confederate and Union forces.

Contact Information

141 N Main St
Versailles, Kentucky

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Businesses in Versailles, Kentucky

Here is a collection of downtown Versailles, Kentucky businesses. Clicking on the thumbnail image, or the blue "View Member" will take you to that businesses page. We've included some jump links so that you can easily navigate to different categories of businesses. Those, can be found directly below as icons. Or, there is a list of categories in the menu bar.


Heike Pickett Gallery


Represents contemporary emerging and established artists


Solaris Art Gallery


Art in all styles and mediums


Addie's & The Woodford Inn


Nestled among beautiful horse farms


Castle Post


16 stately guest rooms and suites


Storybook Inn


Award winning Storybook Inn is a breath of fresh air


Equus Run Vineyards

Museums / Attractions

Very unique and enchanting


Jack Jouett House

Museums / Attractions

The home of the man that saved the Revolution


The Woodford Reserve Distillery

Museums / Attractions



Heirloom Restuarant


Kentucky dishes with a global sensibility




Our main focus is gluten-free dishes


Melissa's Cottage Cafe


A casual cafe with daily fresh offerings


The Glitz at Irish Acres


Featured in Southern Living Magazine


Irish Acres Antique Gallery


A 32,000 square foot well curated gallery


Marketplace on Main


A true marketplace of old, handcrafted and homemade


Olde Towne Antique Mall & Baskets


A variety of antiques and Kentucky made crafts


Pretty In Pink


Fun and fabulous gifts for girls of ALL ages!


Simply Elan Boutique & Gift Shop


Women's boutique and gift shop