Oldham County is the wealthiest county in Kentucky and 48th wealthiest county in the U.S. Named after Colonel William Oldham, the county is located approximately 20 minutes northeast of downtown Louisville and is well known for its award winning schools, beautiful horse farms, and plentiful outdoor activities.
The cities and towns that make up Oldham County are: Ballardsville, Brownsboro, Buckner, Centerfield, Crestwood, Floydsburg, Goshen, La Grange, Orchard Grass Hills, Park Lake, Pewee Valley, Prospect, River Bluff, Skylight and Westport.
Oldham County's beautiful setting includes subdivisions with larger tracts, condos, gorgeous farms, parks and golf courses. Oldham County offers something for everyone including The Oldham County Arts Center, YMCA, Oldham County Community Center and Aquatic Center, Oldham Country Golf Course, Sleepy Hollow Golf Course, Nevel Meade Golf Course, Eagle Crossing Golf Course, the historic Waldeck Mansion and Farmers Markets throughout the county and much more.
North Oldham is horse country - the beautiful thoroughbred horse farms along Hwy 42 make for a scenic, relaxing Sunday drive. North Oldham also extends over to the Ohio River where you can enjoy your water activities, yachting or sailing with local marinas such as Lexus Cove, Heather's On the River Valet Boating, Harrods Landing Yacht Club, Tartan's Landing Marina, and the Louisville Yacht Club. You can also enjoy riverside dining with the famous floating restaurant Breezes at Heather's on the River. You will simply love all that Oldham County has to offer.