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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!
Storm Clean Up
Yard debris such as trees and tree limbs: may be dropped
off at the County Road Barn located at 843 Fairground Rd. the Road Barn will be open Monday-Friday 8am
to 4pm for drop off.
All other forms of debris caused by the severe
weather such as metal or tin roofing, shingles, vinyl, siding: may be
dropped off at the Recycling Center located at 175 Industrial Dr. or the Fire Station located at 60
Household trash is prohibited.
At the Recycling
Center: Scrap metal such as barn metal, trampoline frames should be disposed of in the
scrap metal area. Should you have any questions, please call the Recycling Center at 502-477-3240
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.