Owen County Waste Tire Collection Event
The Owen County Waste Tire Collection Event will take place beginning Thursday, July 10 through Saturday, July 12 at the State Highway Maintenance lot at the corner of Harris Ridge Road and Old Sweet Owen Road. Hours on Thursday and Friday will be 7:30 to 4:30, Saturday hours will be 7:30 to 3:30. This event is open to all Kentucky residents to dispose of car, truck, and agricultural tires free of charge. Construction tires, tracks, and items from Retailers cannot be accepted. For more information call 502-484-2427.
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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.