Welcome to Owen County Kentucky: The Heart of the Golden Triangle!
Owen County Kentucky is truly the Heartbeat of the Golden Triangle. 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. Located in the center of Kentucky’s Golden Triangle we are less than a 1 hour drive from Lexington, Louisville, Cincinnati, or Ohio and located just minutes from the Kentucky Speedway. Owen County provides easyaccess to all the attractions of Central Kentucky as well as Southern Ohio; however, once you make a stop in Owen County you will not want to leave.
Renown for our Southern Hospitatlity and majestic surroundings you will find Owen County rich in history and culture with something to offer for everyone.Owen County has a rich heritage of quilters throughout the many communities and we are so proud of our Agricultural Heritage Trail and Owen County Quilt Trail. We are also extremely proud of our Farmer’s Market and local Artists.
The Kentucky River borders the entire western boundary of our county offering amazing lookout riverfront views as well as recreational activities for the whole family. Owen County is home to the world’s longest creek, Eagle Creek and our very own Elmer Davis Lake provides some of the best bluegill/crappie fishing in the state. Elk Creek Hunt Club is a great place to visit for lodging, hunting, fishing, archery, or shooting sports recreation. If you’d rather hold a golf club than a gun, visit Perry Park Golf Resort or Fairway Golf Course for group and individual play. Owen County is proud to feature Kentucky’s largest winery, Elk Creek Vineyards.
These are just a few of the attractions that make Owen County a great place to visit and an even better place to live.
Our motto says it best: Owen County … Pretty – Quiet – Close.
We invite you to come and experience our great people and gracious rural atmosphere as you travel down Hwy 127 through KY.
|Owen County KY Quick Facts||Owen County||Kentucky|
|Population, 2010 estimate||10,841||4,339,367|
|Male population, 2010 estimate||49.7%||48.9%|
|Female population, 2010 estimate||50.3%||50.8%|
|Population under 18 years old, 2010 estimate||24.6%||23.6%|
|Population 65 years old and older, 2010 estimate||14.5%||13.3%|