Welcome to Owen County, Kentucky
Owen County is truly "Where Community Matters". Located entirely within the boundaries of I-75, I-71 and I-64, we are less than a one hour drive from Lexington, Louisville and Cincinnati, OH. Our county has a wealth of natural beauty with numerous lakes, streams and rolling ridges providing top quality fishing and hunting opportunities in the Commonwealth.
The Kentucky River borders the entire western boundary of our county. Eagle Creek, the world’s longest creek, flows through Owen County. Elmer Davis Lake, managed by Kentucky Fish & Wildlife provides some of the best bluegill/crappie fishing in the state.
Elk Creek Hunt Club provides professional bird hunting and shooting sports recreation. Visit Perry Park Golf Resort and Fairway Golf Course for group and individual play. We invite you to visit Elk Creek Vineyards, Kentucky’s largest winery, currently producing eighteen varieties of wine.
These are just a few of the attractions that make Owen County a great place to visit and an even better place to live. So come and experience our great people and gracious rural atmosphere that is just minutes from everywhere - Where Community Matters!