Welcome to Washington County, KY!

Washington County, named after George Washington, was the first county formed after Kentucky became a state in 1792. Nestled in the historic bluegrass region of Kentucky, Washington County is a progressive community with lots of southern hospitality and is rich in history and tradition. Washington County is home to the oldest courthouse in Kentucky, and is still active and open to the public.

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Update on Recycle Center

The Washington County Recycle Center will reopen at its new location (887 Walnut Street) on Monday April 10th. Please continue to hold onto your recyclables until that time. Thank you for your patience as they work to get settled into their new location.



Come visit Washington County, centrally located
in the heart of Kentucky!

Washington County, Kentucky
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Contact Us
109 North Cross Main
P O Box 126
Springfield KY 40069
P. 1-859-336-5410
F. 1-859-336-5407