Hosea Lake is located in Vienna Township, Indiana, right next to Scottsburg. Louisville, Kentucky is under 35 miles away.
Named for Gen. Charles Scott, who was Governor of Kentucky, this county has a population of just under 24,000.
The closest major airport is Louisville International and is under 40 minutes away. Urgent care can be provided at Scott Memorial Hospital, under 10 minutes away.
Stock up on snacks and groceries at Walmart Supercenter, about a mile away. Locals recommend restaurants such as Hardy’s Cafe, Santa Fe Mexican American, and Roadhouse USA.
Due to its smaller size, Hosea Lake can offer residents privacy. Anglers can expect to find largemouth bass here. There aren't any boat ramps, but residents can grab their kayaks and canoes or take a dip in the water.
For an afternoon outdoors but not on the water, hit the links at Westwood Golf Course, a 9-hole public golf course.
Residents can learn more about the history of Scott County at Scott County Heritage Center and Museum. Some say the museum is haunted, so be sure to join one of their ghost tours.
Make the trek to Lake Hardy State Park for camping, hiking, and kayaking. There are also picnic areas and a beach, and hunting is allowed during normal hunting seasons.
Nearby Louisville is a gold mine for interesting places to visit.
The top attraction here is the Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory. Baseball lovers will appreciate the historical aspects of this museum, as well as gain an appreciation for the production of baseball bats and mitts.
The Kentucky Kingdom is a family-friendly amusement park featuring a Ferris wheel and roller coasters. Hurricane Bay is the attached water park with waterslides and wave pools.
Museum-lovers should visit the Mohammed Ali Center, dedicated to the Louisville native, or the Kentucky Derby Museum, focused on the longest continuously-running sporting event in the country.
Adults of age should make time for tours and tastings at the Angel’s Envy Distillery or the Evan Williams Bourbon Experience.
Whether you are looking to buy a family home, a full-time retirement residence, or waterfront property, Hosea Lake is an excellent choice.