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Welcome to Barren County

The Best Place to Live

Barren County has been voted "The No. 1 Best Place to Live in Rural America" by Progressive Farmer magazine. We all continue to work to make this a progressive and fiscally sound place to entice new industry and​ continue to be one of the best places in Kentucky to raise children and retire, in a safe and healthy environment.

Listen to an interview with Progressive Farmer magazine about Barren County: Audio / Transcript