Welcome to Owen County!

Owen County 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.

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 provide 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.

Our motto says it best: Owen County... Pretty - Quiet - Close.


Owen County Fiscal Court has reissued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for Ambulance Billing and Data Collection Services.   All proposals should be mailed to Owen County Fiscal Court, 100 North Thomas Street, Owenton, Kentucky 40359 and be received no later than 4pm EST on June 5, 2015.   EMS Billing Companies with 10 years of EMS Billing experience may contact the Owen County Judge/Executive Casey Ellis at 502-483-3405 or email ocfcrfp@owencoky.com.

Kentucky Emergency Medical Services and Data Colection Services Request for Proposal