Coronavirus Updates:

In efforts to minimize exposure, several county offices are limiting in-person access.  Please contact the offices directly for any changes to office hours or availability and alternatives to conducting your business needs.  See our "Contacts" page for phone, email, and website links.  Stay up to date with our coronavirus health links below.

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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!


Alerts

Coronavirus Updates:

Know the FACTS on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

 
Along with other local and state officials, Spencer County is actively monitoring the impact and spread of the Coronavirus and strongly urge you to follow the recommendations of health care professionals.  Stay up-to-date on the FACTS with our local, state, and federal links:
 
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Weather in Kentucky can take many shapes and forms: rain, freezing rain, sleet, snow, thunderstorms and tornadoes. KyEM (Kentucky Emergency Management) and its partners offer helpful links to preparedness, awareness, safety messages and websites. Click here for more info.
Remember,
BE AWARE-BE
PREPARED-HAVE A PLAN!
 
Road Closures

CR 1155 (Featherbed Hollow Road): Delays possible at the bridge over Little Plum Creek for bridge replacement work.

 

 

 

County News

2020 Census
Spencer County is currently ranked #2 in the state for our census response rate! Help the county make it to #1 by completing the online survey here.

2020 Census Response Rate map of Kentucky

(Response rate updated 5/12/20)

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.

 

High School Co-op
18 year old Spencer County High School students have an opportunity for co-op work with the county road department. Please contact Mark Thomas at 477-3250. If you are not 18 yet and still interested, call Mark and he will add you to his list.

This opportunity helps build your resume and has potential for full-time employment with benefits.

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