Ghent is a town in Carroll County, Kentucky, United States, along the Ohio River. The population was 371 at the 2000 census. The name comes from the Flemish city Ghent.
Ghent is located at 38°44′10″N 85°3′37″W / 38.73611°N 85.06028°W / 38.73611; -85.06028 (38.736116, -85.060225).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.7 square miles (1.9 km²), all of it land.