experience history

Murray, Kentucky was founded in 1822. Our small town of more than 18,000 boasts a historic downtown with the original courthouse in the middle of our court square. Our historical make-up changed with the addition of Murray State University in 1922. Visit our Gallery!

experience the outdoors

Murray's proximity to Kentucky Lake and Land Between the Lakes creates the ideal setting for any outdoor backdrops. Murray is also home to various golf courses, parks and Murray State's campus. Visit our Rural Area and Outdoors Gallery for more examples.

experience Venues

TEvent venues are not hard to come by in Murray, Kentucky. We have spaces ranging from arenas with more than 8,000 seats, to small conference rooms for 10. Most come as a blank canvas to truly build into the setting you desire. Visit our Gallery!

Welcome to Murray - A Film Ready City in Kentucky

Murray, Kentucky is located two hours northwest of Nashville International Airport and is a university town, surrounded by a rural farming community. Just fifteen minutes away from Kentucky Lake and Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area, filming options across the 170,000 acres of trails, waterways and wildlife are endless.

The historic court square shines with a 100-year-old courthouse as the center of downtown. Historic neighborhoods blend seamlessly into the Murray State University culture, where over 11,000 students call home, including a thriving Theatre Department.

Named the Friendliest Small Town in America by USA Today and Rand-McNally, Murray offers authentic southern hospitality with easily accessible accommodations, dining and locations.

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