Since it's founding in 1824, Spencer County has been touted for its beautiful, rural scenery, friendliness and closeness to larger cities such as Louisville, Shelbyville, Shepherdsville and Bardstown.

Throughout the years, the county has grown by leaps and bounds both residentially and commercially.

The county seat, Taylorsville, is home to many shops, restaurants and, houses the county's governmental offices. Taking a trip through Taylorsville in itself is warm and inviting. If you're walking down the street, it's not likely you'll meet a stranger. A friendly hello comes from most of the faces you'll meet. From antique shops to floral boutiques, this quiet town has it all.

And Spencer County's beauty and pleasure doesn't end at the Taylorsville City limits. Nestled within the county are lovely communities such as Waterford, Mt. Eden, Camp Branch, Elk Creek and Fisherville. The heart of Spencer's richness can be found within these communities.

And, who can mention Spencer County without sighting its most prominent tourist attraction? Without a doubt, that location is Taylorsville Lake. Along with the splendor of housing a boat dock, there is a Taylorsville Lake Resort and Camp Ground that allows for tourists and locals to spend some time away from the hustle and bustle of today's society.

So if you're stopping by Spencer County, take a moment and enjoy what location has to offer. If you're looking for shopping, dining, or just getting away from it all, Spencer County has it all. Don't let its size dictate your impressions of Spencer County. Good things come in small packages.

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