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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Washington County COVID-19 Communication Update

Since the start of the coronavirus (COVID-19), we have been closely monitoring this developing situation. County and city official are meeting with Emergency Management daily to prepare in the event a case is confirmed in Washington County. We are in constant contact with state leaders along with the Lincoln Trail District Health Department.

We ask that community to remain calm, and be a good neighbor. Please call to check on your elderly friends and neighbors. Avoid large gatherings or crowds. Please remember to practice good hygiene!

If you have any respiratory symptoms, a fever, or are ill please stay home. If you need medical advice, call the KY State Hotline at 1-800-722-5725 or call your local healthcare provider.

Updated information will be available via social media outlets, newspaper and radio. We appreciate your patience as we navigate through this unprecedented time together. #TeamKentucky

For reliable information sources for COVID-19

Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services: www.kycovid19.ky.gov 

Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services 24/7 Public Hotline:

Lincoln Trail District Health Department: www.ltdhd.org (click on the Health Alerts & Food Recalls tab at the top of the page)



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