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Oldham County is a county northeast of the Louisville Metro/Jefferson County coterminous limits established in December 1823 from parts of Henry, Shelby, and aforementioned Jefferson counties. The county, named in honor of Revolutionary War officer Col. William Oldham -- who lived in Jefferson County -- is the wealthiest county in the commonwealth of Kentucky with a median income of $88,257 (average household income is $116,549), and is the 48th wealthiest county in the United States.
Home buyers will appreciate Oldham County for its quiet, suburban environment and luxurious estates, while those seeking to build their own have plenty of lots ready for homesteading. Home and lot prices range from below the low $100s to well over seven figures. Current median home value comes to $271,561, while average home value stands at $318,743. To find out more about living in Oldham County, see the bottom of the page.
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Over 60,000 call Oldham County home, and is a wonderful location for those seeking a quieter environment away from the hustle and bustle of the Louisville Metro area. Mean commute time is 28.4 minutes, with 26 percent of the county’s workforce spending 30 to 45 minutes commuting to work according to FindTheHome. Transit service is minimal in the county, with a single express route connecting LaGrange with Downtown Louisville operated by TARC, and local service in LaGrange provided by Oldham’s Public Bus.
Oldham County is the 13th smallest county in the commonwealth of Kentucky, and is bounded by the Ohio River and Clark County, Indiana to the northwest, Trimble County to the northeast, Henry County directly east, Shelby County in the southwest, and Louisville Metro/Jefferson County to the southwest. LaGrange is the county’s seat and largest city; other cities include: Crestwood, Pewee Valley, Prospect, Goshen, and Westport. I-71 connects the county with Louisville Metro to the south, and Cincinnati, Columbus, and Cleveland, Ohio to the north, cutting through LaGrange in so doing. US-42 to the north and KY-146 are the other major routes in the county.
Oldham County is home to Morgan Conservation Park, located in the northeast near the county line shared with Trimble County. The park, formerly a parcel of agricultural land owned by the namesake Morgan family until 2003, includes 4.3 miles of trails, three waterfalls, and a nature center. Other parks in Oldham County include: Briar Hill, Wendell Moore, Peggy Barker, and Westport.
Golfers will be able to knock back a round of 18 at Eagle Creek Golf Course in LaGrange, or a quick round of 9 at Sleepy Hollow Golf Course in Prospect. Persimmon Ridge lays to the south in Shelby County, while the legendary Valhalla -- where the PGA Championship, Senior PGA Championship, and Ryder Cup have all been contested -- is located southwest of Oldham County in Louisville Metro.
Oldham County has several events for all to enjoy throughout the year, including the Oldham County Fair held through late July and early August at the Oldham County Fairgrounds in LaGrange, the Hermitage Classic -- a three-day horse driving competition -- in mid-October, the Kentucky Farm Festival in mid-July, and the annual Nature of Christmas in Goshen in early December.
Shopping and activities are abound throughout the county. Bourbon lovers can enjoy tours of the Kentucky Artisan Distillery, while those who enjoy the farm life are encouraged to get up close and personal with goats, chickens, and more via Oldham Farm Tours. Meanwhile, LaGrange has a lot to offer both shoppers and foodies alike, from antique merchants, art galleries, and consignment shops, to the farmers market held every Saturday from May to October, and farm-to-table selections among the city’s restaurants. Keep your eyes open, though, for LaGrange is also the only city in the United States to have trains rumble down Main Street, with as many as 30 trains passing through at 10 mph every day.
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For families moving into their new homes with school-age children, Oldham County is within the jurisdiction of Oldham County Schools, home to nine elementary, four middle, and three high schools with preschool, alternative, and arts and community education programs also available.
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