Welcome to Spencer County
Rich in history and located in the heart of the Bluegrass, Spencer County has the best of the country while only minutes from Louisville, Shelbyville, Bardstown and Lexington, Kentucky.
Boat, swim or fish in the 3,050-acre Taylorsville Lake — the most heavily stocked fishing lake in Kentucky! Hike, bike or horseback ride the 24-mile trail system, or enjoy a game of golf with spectacular views. The rural atmosphere brings abundant deer and turkey, for nature-lovers and sports enthusiasts.
Spencer County's friendly Southern hospitality and low crime rate make it a great place to come for a relaxing visit and an even better place to call "home." Come and see for yourself, all that Spencer County has to offer!
Road Closures and Delays
End Date: 9/15/2018
U.S. Flag Etiquette Program
In partnership with NACo and the National Flag Foundation, Spencer County has installed a flag retirement box, sponsored by KACo, at no cost to the county. The box is located at the Spencer County Judge Executive's office on 12 W Main Street. Flags should be folded respectfully before being placed in the box
Cruise Historic Taylorsville
Help make the Taylorsville Cruise a success! The cruise will be on the 4th Saturday of each month starting in May. Please click below for more information.
Spencer County Octoberfest
September 20th-October 6th
Come downtown on Saturday, September 29th for a Progressive Style dinner and enjoy strolling though Main Street. Local businesses will have pre-dinner food & drink starting at 5pm and main course at 6pm in the Chamber of Commerce Event Hall. Tickets are $30/person and will available to purchase at The Red Scooter, The Tea Cup, and Taylorsville Hardware