About Oldham County, Kentucky

Oldham County has the highest per capita income in Kentucky and is generally suburban. More than half of the people in the county have a college degree and the school systems are highly ranked. Businesses like the Rawlings Company, in the insurance industry, are benefiting from access to this highly educated population, using the local workforce to grow to 2,000 employees within the county. 

Located on I-71 just 25 miles northeast of Louisville, Kentucky and less than 100 miles southwest of Cincinnati, Ohio, Oldham County is an area of remarkable economic growth and great for businesses. Those looking to locate here can benefit from a new 1,000 acre business park that is being anchored by the Rawlings Company. 

Key cities in Oldham County include Crestwood, Pewee Valley, Goshen, Orchard Grass, Park Lake, Prospect, River Bluff, and Westport, with La Grange, the County seat, being known for its history and the active train that runs through its downtown.

Top School System

Oldham County Public Schools offer quality education, strong athletics programs and creative arts and technology curriculum.  Oldham County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked schools in the state, with an average ranking of 10/10. Oldham County schools had the best K-PREP Test Scores in the state, 84.8% of teachers have a master’s degree or higher, the district is in the state’s Distinguished category, and it is the only district in the state to receive the Advanced Placement Honor Roll three times.

Oldham County also offers a quiet residential lifestyle with new attractive neighborhoods and beautiful farms within minutes of upscale shopping and dining in Louisville. The parks and recreation department offers a robust athletic program and has over 700 families enrolled in local soccer clubs. The restaurants are unique and locally owned/managed, the shopping is plentiful and the lifestyle here allows access to quality jobs while enjoying an affordable lifestyle.

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