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learn more about gallatin county, ky

Gallatin County is “Little but in the Middle of it All”, located halfway between Cincinnati & Louisville.  An historic river town, Gallatin County is proud of its history yet keeps up with world of change.


One of our greatest assets is hospitality.  Keeping up with southern charm, friendly folks are to be found anywhere you visit.  Country vistas of farmland and the beautiful Ohio River can be relished at every turn.


Whether you spend a day or a week with us, you can find a variety of interesting things to do, camping, paddling, boating, tasting great food, wine, bourbon, or moonshine.  While staying in our friendly community, there are many nearby attractions within an hour’s drive.

Log House Museum in Gallatin County, Kentucky

Gallatin County history

Gallatin County was established in 1798 as Kentucky’s 33rd county. Gallatin County is nestled on the fertile banks of the Ohio River in Northern Kentucky, in the “Golden Triangle,” of Cincinnati, Louisville and Lexington.


The Ohio River has been a vital part of our history bringing settlers to establish our communities and shaping our culture.  The Ohio River connects Gallatin County with the rest of the country.


This rural gem boasts scenic waterways, picturesque country roads, quaint communities, and lots of friendly folks. Gallatin County is small in size but large in hospitality. It has transformed from quiet rural farmland to a vibrant growing community.

gallatin county courthouse

In 1837 the Gallatin County seat moved from Port William to Warsaw. In 1837 the Gallatin County Court House was built.


An addition was built in 1868 and the Court House was remodeled in 1939. Today it stands as the oldest Court House in the state of Kentucky in continuous use.

Gallatin County Courthouse in Gallatin County, Kentucky
National Register of Historic Places

National Register of Historic Places

Dr. Lucy Dupuy Montz House
200 W. High Street

Henry C Peak House
504 Main Cross St, Warsaw

Benjamin F Turley
131 Hwy 465 W Sanders

Warsaw Historic District
Downtown Warsaw – Download the Walking Tour Guide to learn more about the properties listed in the Warsaw Historic District.