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

KY 2885 (West River Road): Roadway will be closed at mile marker 3.8 near Glasscock Sawmill due to embankment slide repairs. The closure is scheduled to begin on Monday, January 14 at 9 am and will remain closed for approximately two weeks. Motorists will need to detour this area via KY 55 and KY 652.


Flood Plain Preparedness Quick Guide



 Spencer County is proud to be a Kentucky Work Ready Community.



County News

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 is on the 4th Saturday of each month, from May to October. CLICK for more information.