The Heart of Washington County!
Lincoln Where the Lincoln Legacy Began
Welcome to Springfield, KY! Steeped in tradition and heritage, our illustrious past has given birth to a wide selection of events and attractions which are yours to enjoy and long remember!

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When you visit beautifully restored downtown Springfield, stroll sidewalks lined with shops, restaurants and historic buildings.

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Dine

Springfield offers local family-style restaurants and unique cafes.

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Live

Springfield is a warm, progressive community with lots of southern hospitality.

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A wide range of public recreational facilities and events are available year-round in Springfield.

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Work

Springfield Washington County Economic Development Authority is helping to create a community where people want to live and work.

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Invest

Springfield has an infrastructure that will sustain economic growth, and encourage partnerships in support of economic development and quality of life.

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Community News
  • Recycling:  September 22, October 6 & 20, November 3 & 17 and December 1, 15 & 29, 2016.
  • September 30, 2016 thru October 2, 2016:  Washington County Sorghum Festival & Jim Beam BBQ Classic Cook-off.  For more information, please contact the Chamber of Commerce at 859-336-3810.
  • October 13 - 14, 2016:  Bourbon Chase.  For more information, please contact Kathy Elliott at 859-336-5440.
  • October 17, November 7 and 21, December 5 and 19, 2016 Limb Pick-Up in the City Limits of Springfield.  For more information, please contact City Hall at 859-336-5440.
  • October 27, 2016:   WOW Halloween Party at Idle Hour Park sponsored by Washington County Extension Office 5:00-6:30.  For more information, please contact the Extension Office at 859-336-7741.
  • October 31, 2016:  Trick or Treat in Downtown Springfield 4:00 to 5:30.  For more information, please contact City Hall at 859-336-5440.
  • November 4, 5 & 6,  11, 12, & 13, 2016:  Central Kentucky Children's Theatre Youth Actors  presents "Little Women" the musical.  For more information, please contact Central Kentucky Theatre at 859-336-5412, ext. 4 or by going to their website at www.centralkytheatre.com
  • November 18 & 19, 2016:  Christmas Crafters Market at the Opera House.  For more information, please contact Nell Haydon at 859-336-5412 ext. 2.
  • December 9, 10 & 11, 2016:  Central Kentucky Children's Theatre Bluegrass Kids presents "Toy Camp".  For more information, please contact Central Kentucky Theatre at 859-336-5412, ext 4 or by going to their website at www.centralky theatre.com.
  • Take a tour to explore Springfield and Washington County! Call 859-336-5412 for more information about available walking and driving tours, or click here to print a walking tour brochure!


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