Whether you’re a lifelong native of Breckinridge County, or a first-time visitor, you will continue to find new experiences. You can participate in various festivals and events, relax and spend time with family, tour our historic museums and downtowns, or simply sharpen your golf swing on our beautiful courses.
With Rough River State Park in our backyard,
the possibilities for boating, fishing, water skiing, and swimming abound.
We have hundreds of untouched acres for outdoor enthusiasts,
plus shopping, history, parades, and more!
Trace Abraham Lincoln’s footsteps across Breckinridge County to Cloverport,
where he and his family crossed the Ohio River.
Once you’ve been to Breckinridge County, you’ll find it hard to believe you’ll ever want to leave!
Let us be the first to invite you back.
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about how you can Discover Breckinridge County!
Breckinridge County was formed in 1800 and is located in the Pennyrile region of the state. The Pennyrile region of Kentucky stretches from the Land Between the Lakes in the west, across the state to the Pottsville Escarpment in the east. It is a Mississippian plateau with a large karst (landscape underlain by limestone) region that includes Mammoth Cave.
The elevation in the county ranges from 383 to 920 feet above sea level. The region takes its name from the Pennyroyal (Hedeoma
Learn more about the county that we call home.
Breckinridge County has three incorporated cities:
- Visit Hardinsburg, the local seat of government for Breckinridge County.
- Visit Irvington to see railroad and coal mining history.
- Visit Cloverport to enjoy unmatched scenery along the Ohio River.
406 S. Hwy 79
Big Spring County Store
6472 Big Spring Rd, Vine Grove, (270) 828-5550
Aunt Deb’s Place
8642 Hwy 401, 536-3344
395 Clover Lane, 788-6661
The Farm House Store
617 Murray St, Cloverport. (270) 702-2272
9263 W. Hwy 60, east of Cloverport, 788-3278
Bert’s Rivertown Grill
314 West St, Cloverport. (270) 787-2027
6547 E. Hwy 60, 756-2653
The Brak Restaurant & Meeting House
114 W. 2nd St
304 S. Main St., 756-6700
522 Old Hwy 60 (Towne & Country Shopping Center, 756-1608
1116 Old Hwy 60, 756-1999
91006 Old Hwy 60, 756-6410
Miquel’s El Gallo
519 -A, Old Hwy 60 (Towne & Country Shopping Center), 580-4488
1130 Old 56-5232
502 Old Hwy 60, 756-2206
111 Old Hwy 60, 756-5547
72 Lucas, Ln. 756-6444
145 Old Hwy 60, 756-0089
1012 Old Hwy 60, 756-1995
3008 E. Hwy 60, 756-2588
Green Valley Restaurant
503 E. Hwy 60, 547-5697
634 By Pass Rd, Brandenburg, 422-3353
503 W Hwy 60, 547-5600
403 Hwy 79, 547-2457
9536 S. Hwy 259, 257-2653
Laslie’s Country Place
9635 S. Hwy 259, 257-9914
Peter Cave General Store
13530 S. Hwy 259, 257-0122
McQuady General Store
6762 S. Hwy 261, 756-1795
Kountry Korner Market
Interseciton of Hwy 144 and 259 North, 547-2021
Things to do in Breckinridge County
Breckinridge County Fair 2023
Breckinridge County Fairgrounds