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Spencer County Areas

Spencer county, Ky has many areas within its 192 Sq. Miles of land and waterways. Spencer County was formed in 1823. The county land was actually taken from Bullitt county, Nelson County and Shelby Counties. Spencer became Kentucky’s 33rd county. Spencer County was named after Captain Spier Spencer who fought and died in the battle of Tippecanoe. Spencer County is made up of a few select “areas” of the county which house the majority of its residents. Taylorsville (downtown), Elk Creek, Mt. Eden, Finchville, Bloomfield, Fairfield, and Cox’s Creek. Spencer County was ranked 19th in the USA of in terms of growth at 33% from 2000-2005. The population of Spencer County in 2010 was 17,061 and growing. Spencer County also holds Taylorsville Lake, a 3,050 acre artificial lake owned by the Army Core of Engineers. Taylorsville Lake is shared with Nelson and Anderson counties.

Moving To Spencer County?

Spencer County is growing with over 17,000 current residents. If you are planning to make the move to Spencer county there are a wide range of homes for sale here Homes For Sale. Elk Creek is a popular area due to its country setting and close proximity to Louisville. The schools in Spencer County are also very popular due to their high rankings and wide range of programs. 5 schools are located here from Kindergarten to High School.

Things To Do In Spencer County

There are a wide variety of activities to explore in Spencer County mostly surrounding Taylorsville Lake. Spencer County holds a 3.050 acre man made lake with 1 marina and multiple boat ramps that allows many areas of the county access to the recreation and fishing Taylorsville Lake has to offer. The Taylorsville Lake State Park has over 1200 acres and features 24 miles of hiking and multi-use trails. Equestrian lovers flock to Taylorsville Lake State Park due to its many horseback riding trails and RV campsites. Searching for a place to store your boat or RV in close proximity to the lake? Visit Creekside Boat Storage for a quick 5 minutes tow to the ramp.  Historic Main Street is located in downtown Taylorsville and offers many boutique shopping options and many eateries featuring breakfast, lunch and dinner options. Visit Spencer County and see why it could be your next home! Visit Current Spencer County Listings