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.
**IMPORTANT INFORMATION 3/16/2020** - DUE TO THE CURRENT THREAT OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK, THE ANDERSON COUNTY FISCAL COURT WILL REMAIN OPEN. HOWERVER, WE WILL CONDUCT BUSINESS VIA EMAIL, PHONE (502-839-3471) OR BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.
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.
Fiscal Court meetings are held on the 1st Tuesday of the month (work session at 9am and court meeting at 10am) and on the 3rd Tuesday of the month (work session at 6pm and court meeting at 7pm).