Community

MOST CELEBRATED SMALL TOWNS

Bardstown is one of the most celebrated small towns in the United States. Bardstown, Kentucky. offers a high-quality location in a financially attractive region. With a thriving business community and a strong family atmosphere, Bardstown has become a destination city for corporate investors.

With its movie-set good looks, historic charm, one-of-a-kind attractions and bustling downtown district, Bardstown continues to enjoy national and international attention. We have received many accolades, most importantly being named the “Most Beautiful Small Town in America” by Rand McNally and USA Today. That, however, is only one of many proud accomplishments.

  • Top 10 Best Small Towns in America – Fodor’s
  • Travel & Leisure Magazine 2013 “America’s Favorite Town”
  • Travel & Leisure Magazine 2013 “America’s Most Beautiful Town Square”

Click on the various links below to get more information about the wonderful communities that make up Nelson County.

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QUICK FACTS

Demographics

Profile stats for Bardstown and Nelson County Kentucky

INDUSTRY LISTINGS

2021

A list of facilities and new location projects in the area (pdf).

LET'S DO BUSINESS

2021

Resources for doing business in Bardstown and Nelson County Kentucky.

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Helpful Guide

Click the button below for the Bardstown/Nelson County Economic Development Guide.