Scottsville, the seat of Allen county, was settled about 1797, beginning as a stop on the stage route south of Louisville. The town was established in 1816 when the county was formed and named for Charles Scott, a former governor of Kentucky.
Scottsville was incorporated in 1817.
The Allen Court House or Scottsville post office opened in 1816.
The population in 2020 was 4,288.
- Allen County Fiscal Court
- Allen County Public Library
- Allen County Schools
- Scottsville, City of
- Scottsville-Allen County Chamber of Commerce
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