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Why Breckinridge County?

Breckinridge County is situated along the scenic Ohio River and are the sixth largest county in area among the 120 counties of the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

 
Down through history, our county has been a vital link to many events that have helped shape us into the wonderful communities that we presently enjoy today. Our three incorporated cities - Cloverport, Hardinsburg, and Irvington - all have major celebrations throughout the year to celebrate our historic pasts. Irvington has their Railroad Festival in May, Cloverport has their Sacagawea Festival in September, and Hardinsburg has their Hoedown Day in October, all of which are well received by citizens from all over the state of Kentucky and surrounding states.


We are also fortunate to have Rough River Dam State Resort Park located along our southern border with Grayson County. Whether you are a fisherman or enjoy boating, skiing, or any other water sport, this is a great area to come and relax for the weekend or put down roots and stay awhile. If your sport is hunting, you will find a vast array of options available. The Yellowbank Wildlife Management Area is located in our county and offers hunting enthusiasts unlimited potential.


Whatever you and your friends and family are into, Breck County can accommodate your cravings. Food, shopping, parks, local ars and crafts, festivals, and events on the river, There is always something to do for the entire crew!

Data Name Value Percent
Total Population 20,000  
Median Age 43.2  
Bachelor's Degree or Higher, Age 25+ 1,457 10.51%
High School Degree or Higher, Age 25+ 11,058 79.74%
Civilian Labor Force 8,568 53.77%
Median Household Income $43,390  
Major airports within area + 100 mile radius
Airport Name
Evansville Rgnl
Louisville Intl-Standiford Field
Owensboro-Daviess County
Regional airports within area + 100 mile radius Bowling Green-Warren County Rgnl
General aviation airports within area + 50 mile radius
Airport Name
Addington Field
Breckinridge County
Grayson County
Hancock Co-Ron Lewis Field
Ohio County
Perry County Muni
Rough River State Park