Newburg Neighborhood History

“In the 19th century, Newburg was considered a coach stop to Louisville.”

— David Morgan, Jefferson County Office of Historic Preservation and Archives

Did You Know?

  • In 1969, 24 sixth-graders at Newburg Elementary named 14 Newburg streets after famous African-Americans and community leaders.
  • Forest Baptist Church became the first church in Newburg in 1867 and held its first service in the home of Eliza Tevis.

Learn more about Newburg’s History.

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