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Welcome to

Barren County, KY

​Barren County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 42,173. Its county seat is Glasgow. The county was founded on December 20, 1798, from parts of Warren and Green Counties. It was named for the Barrens, meadowlands that cover the northern third, though actually the soil is fertile. Barren County is part of the Glasgow, KY Micropolitan Statistical Area, which is also included in the Bowling Green-Glasgow, KY Combined Statistical Area. In 2007 Barren County was named the "Best Place to Live in Rural America" by Progressive Farmer Magazine. From caves and canoes to culinary delights, all the best adventures start with a little curiosity. Visit to explore all that is Barren County.


Fiscal Court Meeting Dates

Fiscal Court Meetings are held on the third Tuesday of the month, at 9am.

If you have any questions about the meeting or the agenda please call:

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