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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Play

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:  June 1, 15 and 29,  July  13 and 27 and August 10 and 14th, 2017.
  • Farmers Market:  Open May 27, 2017 thru the end of October.  Saturdays 8-Noon and Wednesday 3-6 PM.  For more information, please contact Kathy Elliott at 859-336-5440.
  • Bourbon Ride 2017/Blues, Brews and BBQ:  June 10, 2017.  Registration is at 12 PM at the Opera House in Springfield.  Ride        1:30 PM - 5:00 PM.  Food :  5:00 - 11:00 PM    Entertainment 8-11 PM Turley Richards & Melodious Funk.  For more information pelase contact seespringfieldky@gmail.com or call 859-336-5412 x1.
  • Independence Day Festival:  July 3rd in downtown Springfield.  For more information, please contact Nell Haydon at 859-336-5412 x2.
  • African American Heritage Festival:  August 4th in downtown Springfield.  For more information, please contact Nell Haydon at 859-336-5412 x2
  • Washington County Sorghum Festival:  September 29, 30 and October 1, 2017.  For more information, please contact the Chamber of Commerce at 859-336-5412 x5
  • Jim Beam BBQ Classic Cook-off:  October 6-7, 2017.  For more information, please contact Ralph Blandford at 859-481-3992.
  • 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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