Barren County, Kentucky

Welcome to Barren County!

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.

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Click the following link to listen to an interview with Progressive Farmer magazine about Barren County. [MP3 - 7.56MB] Caution: Large File Size!
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Contact Information

Barren County
Local Government

117 North Public Square
Suite 3A
Glasgow, KY 42141

(270) 651-3338 - Office
(270) 651-2844 - Fax



External Links

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Last Updated 8/6/2008