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!


KY 573 (South Property Road): Lane closures and delays possible from US 421 (mile marker 0.0) to KY 22 (mile marker 6.3) beginning Monday, Sept. 30 at 7 p.m. for final pavement marking. Motorists will be directed through the work zone via flagging operations.

All Spencer County (Various Locations):  Motorists should watch for pavement marking crews on several interstates and highways. Lane closures are allowed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Motorists should heed signage while moving through the work zone.

KY 1319 (King Church Road): Lane closures and delays possible between the Bullitt/Spencer County line and Kristen Drive (0.00-3.427) for asphalt paving. 




County News

2020 Census
Join the 2020 census team in Spencer County! Starting at $14 an hour.
Flexible hours, paid weekly, paid training.
Apply today!
Additional position link
For Questions Please Call:
1-855-JOB-2020 (1-855-562-2020)
select 1 for technical help, 2 for more information about jobs, or 3 to reach a local census 
Federal Relay Service at
1-800-877-8339 for TTY/ASCII.


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.


Cram the Cruiser 2019

Support Spencer County families by donating food items to make a Christmas meal!
Needed Items:
Canned Vegetables and other non-perishables.
If your families is in need of assistance with food this Christmas, call (502)477-3205 by December 11th for information on how to sign up.