Located in Kentucky's Bluegrass Region, Marion County is equidistant from Louisville, Lexington, and Frankfort. Lebanon, Marion County's county seat, is within one day's traveling distance of two-thirds of the nation's population. In recent years, Lebanon has established itself as a center of trade, commerce, and industry in Central Kentucky.
For more than a decade, Marion County has gained a reputation as the working community. Adding over 4,000 new jobs and renewed prosperity to the area, it continues to grow with technology, education and global competitiveness.
We are very proud to be one of the TOP 25 school systems in Kentucky. Offering Vocational Training at our Area Technology Center is a complement to our industrial community and provides excellent training pathways into secure jobs.
Our housing and residential opportunities are readily available and we have very modest tax rates as well as utility costs.
The most amazing aspect of Marion County is the people. Strong small towns, and rural communities are scattered throughout the county, making the quality of life perfect for family and residents. Lebanon – the county seat, is an old historic town of 6,000--the largest town in the county of approximately 19,000.
We are glad you have chosen to visit our Marion County web site. Our county offices and staff hope that we can better serve you with our online access to information you may need.