There’s nothing small about Bardstown’s business community. Robust and brimming with opportunity and talent, Bardstown has attracted significant investments in recent years. With three fully-served industrial parks, a bustling downtown and a growing population, the Bardstown economy is strong. Top industries include automotive, manufacturing, bourbon/distilled spirits, packaged foods and more. Other vital communities in Nelson County include Boston, Bloomfield, Fairfield and New Haven.
Kentucky is the third state in the U.S. to begin certifying counties as “Work Ready Communities” based on the quality of their labor force. Nelson County was awarded certification in 2014, assuring employers that our local workforce has the talent and skills necessary to staff existing jobs and to master the innovative technologies new jobs will require.
Other accomplishments include:
- Top 50 Small Towns to Locate a Business – Site Selection Magazine
- Top 10 Small Towns to Do Business – Southern Business and Development Magazine
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