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Welcome to Anderson County, Kentucky

Anderson County was formed in 1827.  As of 2010, the population was 21,421 and by 2016 has grown to 22,158.  Its county seat is Lawrenceburg. The county is named for Richard Clough Anderson, a Kentucky Legislator, U.S. Congressman and minister to Colombia.

The county is in the heart of the Kentucky Bluegrass region along the Kentucky River.  From its beginning days in the early 1800s, its heritage is preserved today and includes Civil War scrimmages, the gravesite of the late great-grandparents of department store founder J.C. Penney, the story of African American Anna Mac Clarke, and the evolution of bourbon.

Anderson County is business friendly with easy access to airports in Louisville and Lexington as well as easy interstate highway access. Nearby Lexington, Louisville and Frankfort provide dining, shopping and other activities.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Public wishing to rent the Anthony Stratton Community Building, located in the county park, should contact Cheryl Searcy at the County Judge-Executive's Office M-F 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. You may do so by phone at (502) 839-3471 or by visiting the Judge's Office at 137 South Main Street. 

Anderson County Parks and Recreation has a new Facebook Page! Please click and follow link.  Anderson County Parks and Recreation, KY
Anderson County Recreation Basketball Signup Information can be found here. 2021 ACPARK Basketball Flyer.pdf​​​

Fiscal Court meetings are held on the 1st Tuesday of the month at 10:00 am and on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 7:00 pm.

Request to Inspect Public Records
To submit a open records request, please print and fill out the following document (Open Records Request). After completion you may submit your request to the County Judge Executive's Office via email by clicking HERE​, by mailing the request to the County Judge Executive's Office at 137 South Main Street, Lawrenceburg KY 40342 or by hand delivery during office hours. 
​​Please visit the Lawrenceburg/Anderson County Tourism Website for up to date events!!
​ Anderson County Parks and Recreation would like to ask your business to purchase an advertisement sign to be placed on the outfield fences at the baseball / softball complex. For more information on how you can help support their pogram, as well as advertise your business please visit this link Parks and Recreation Community Support​.

Citizens wishing to receive community based non-emergency notifications such as road closures, event date changes, parade and fireworks dates andd times please go to  REACH ALERT​ and sign up!


If you or someone you know have a lost pet, or maybe you found one, then please visit the Lost and Found Pets of Anderson County, KY facebook page. A wonderful community of others helping others in the reunification of family pets.

Lost and Found Pets of Anderson County, KY Facebook Page.​


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