OWENSBORO ~ DAVIESS COUNTY
WESTERN KENTUCKY BLUEGRASS AREA
Geographically located in the northwest section of Kentucky, Owensboro and its surrounding area offer a mild winter climate, affordable housing, low property taxes and a wide variety of products and services that includes health care, education, shopping and cultural entertainment. Located a few short miles from the state lines of Indiana, Illinois and Tennessee, the area embraces the best that life has to offer, providing its residents not only modern conveniences and amenities of much larger cities, but also retains the charm and friendliness of the South.
Owensboro is a city known for its many varied and unique festivals, over 25 each year! These festivals highlight the heritage, the culture and the fun of the Owensboro area, from the International Bar-B-Q Festival to ROMP: Bluegrass Roots & Branches Festival, winner of the IBMA Event of the year!
Owensboro is a city on the move with the opening of our beautiful riverfront park that offers an exciting playground, interactive spray park and several outstanding fountains. The future holds even more excitement with the opening of a new, full service Convention Center.
Just named to the impressive Bourbon Country line-up, Owensboro celebrates its bourbon heritage with a Bourbon Festival in the fall, a historic collection of bourbon memorabilia at the Convention & Visitors Bureau and enjoyment at Spirits, Western KY’s only bourbon bar.(Courtesy of the Owensboro-Daviess County Convention & Visitors Bureau.) www.visitowensboro.com
The metro area is home to more than 100,000 with jobs centering in the Services, Manufacturing Retail, Government, Construction, Transportation, Agriculture, Finance and Trade sectors.
Hunting, fishing, bird watching or just the general enjoyment of the natural world can also be discovered in the region. Enjoy sitting on the Ohio River bank, or nearby lakes, public or private gardens, state and national parks and other natural open areas will take your breath away with their beauty, simplicity and managed care.
Owensboro is a great place to visit and an even better place to live!
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