Oldham County Local Goverment

By: Katherine and Hannah

Oldham County Community

Olham county has a great commmunities. Oldham county in the central part of Kentucky situated on the Ohio River. The county was named in honor of Colonel William Oldham, a Virginia native and Revolutionary War ensign and captain. Oldham County’s population is approximately 45,000, with its land rolling to level and its scenic bluffs along the river, has been through the years mainly agricultural. Within recent years, some industrial plants have located in the county.

Oldham County, Kentucky is filled with unique shopping experiences, local festivals, ghost tours, and much more. Oldham County also offers a quiet residential lifestyle with new modernized neighborhoods and beautiful farms. The restaurants are unique and locally owned/managed, the shopping is plentiful and the lifestyle here allows access to quality jobs while enjoying an affordable lifestyle.

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Schools and Education

Oldham County Public Schools offer quality education, strong athletics programs and creative arts and technology curriculum. Oldham County was ranked the highest school district in Kentucky in the 2009 CATS (Comprehensive Achievement Test Scores). The comprehensive index scores of Oldham County Schools were 101 average compared to the State-wide average of 86. Our award winning schools maintain the highest accreditation possible from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, which is a high-standard both in the State and Nationally. All Oldham County students, supported by family, community, and schools will participate in relevant engaging, quality learning tasks, in safe, well-designed schools, guided by highly-skilled teachers and visionary leaders. Graduates of Oldham County Schools will pursue a life of continuous learning, contribute to their communities, participate thoughtfully in American democracy, and compete successfully in the local, national and international economy.