Douglass Hills, Kentucky is a small town in Jefferson County. This city was not incorporated until 1973, and has a history of being farmland until this time. Since its incorporation, the city has continued to grow in population on an annual basis. It is located near St. Louis and is a rural city. It is considered a safe place to live and is a community where everyone knows each other. Douglass Hills was primarily used as farmland from its beginning until the 1970s and one of the earliest settlers known to this area was a man named John Womack. Womack married Sarah Boone Bryan in 1813 and built her a beautiful brick home there soon after. The property remained until the 1970s, when it was demolished and the city of Douglass Hills became incorporated in 1973.
Today, Douglass Hills, Kentucky is made up of subdivisions and has several attractions in, or nearby, this city. These attractions include the Thomas Edison House, the Civil War Museum and the Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site. As of 2009, there were approximately 6,110 residents living in Douglass Hills. The city of Douglass Hills is conveniently located about nine miles from St. Louis, making it convenient for residents to work and go to college there. In Douglas Hills, there is a community swimming pool, tennis court tracks and a popular walking track. There is also a gazebo, named The Faye Tanner Gazebo, which is an ideal location for family parties, weddings and other events. For more information on this city, look in the Douglass Hills, Kentucky business directory or the Douglass Hills, Kentucky yellow pages.
Written by Lyndsey Morgan