Top Reasons to Choose Taylor County

Located in the heart of central Kentucky, Taylor County is a dynamic and collaborative Work Ready Community that recognizes the importance of bringing business, government, education and economic development together to cultivate positive growth. Home to an expanding base of small, mid-size and globally iconic companies, Taylor County is the ideal cost-effective business location for those seeking to take their business to new heights.

Here are just a few of the top reasons to consider Taylor County for your next business location or expansion.

Work Ready isn’t just a tag line, it’s a way of life.

Our status as a certified Work Ready Community reflects our dedication to being among the best in building a strong pipeline of skilled and available workers. The hardworking, loyal and skilled employees within the Taylor County labor market area have proven time and time again that they possess the know-how to give employers the edge.

Workforce Initiatives


We’re Build Ready

Our 173-acre Heartland Commerce and Technology Park is where you will find a premier state-certified Build-Ready site. So what does that mean? It means we’ve already eliminated the bureaucracy, making it faster and easier to be up and running.

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You’ll Be in Good Company

From advanced manufacturing and distribution to healthcare, textiles and custom woodworking, Taylor County’s diverse industry base is driving our economic growth. A mix of local entrepreneurs, mid-size companies and global icons bring an exciting energy to Taylor County.

Existing Employers

Excellence in Education

Within a 60-mile radius of downtown Campbellsville, you will find an array of higher education options, including our very own nationally ranked Campbellsville University. Access to 40-plus universities, colleges and technical schools allows companies to attract talent with a broad range of skills and expertise. Plus, we’ve just opened the Central Kentucky Career Academy for high school students to house expanded programming directly aligned with industry demand in the region.

Our Talent Pipeline


The Affordability Factor

Whether it’s a higher return on investment or being able to buy a little extra square footage in a brand new house, businesses and citizens in Taylor County have a huge advantage when it comes to purchasing power. A national index reveals that Taylor County offers a significantly lower cost of living than other U.S. locations, while offering a quality of life second to none.

Living Here

A Sense of Community

As a regional hub for healthcare, education, retail and tourism, citizens from across the region enjoy coming together to appreciate the people and experiences that make life great. From lakes and hiking trails, to festivals, theater and cheering on our local sports teams, it’s a great place to call home.

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Strong Partnerships

We take great pride in serving our business community, striving to create a business-friendly environment for our existing industries as well as prospective new businesses. By working in partnership with economic development stakeholders, we make it easy to do business here.