View Jefferson County Homes for Sale on the Louisville MLS listings below! Jefferson County, Kentucky is the 385 square mile home to Louisville Metro, an entity created in 2003 with the merger of the City of Louisville and Jefferson County governments. It is Kentucky’s most populous and most urban county, with 721,594 residents as of 2010.
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Jefferson County sits beside the Ohio River – actually encompasses some of the river to its northern, Indiana border. In earlier times the city of Louisville developed as a trading center thanks to this location on the Ohio, a major navigable river within the interior U.S.
While the Jefferson County still sees barges traveling up and down the river – and celebrates its riverboat history – shipping these days centers more on UPS Worldport air freight hub at Louisville International. Read More...
Unlike Fayette County, Jefferson County never placed a premium on its farmland. Instead farms, especially in eastern Jefferson County, slowly disappeared to subdivisions, commercial developments and suburban office campuses.
A combined public and private effort is underway now to acquire and develop thousands of acres of more parks, to create a ring of connected parkland along the outer edges of Jefferson County.
Western Jefferson County is more industrial – and some areas have seen better days. But a success story is the Jefferson Riverport, a planned industrial park that has boomed over the last 10 years with manufacturing and distribution companies, thanks to that UPS connection.
Jefferson County generally enjoys a relatively mild climate. Winter normally is harshest in January, lingering in February and shoved out of the way in March. Summer sometimes seems to arrive abruptly by May, be terrible in August and hang on into November.
But all rules have an exception and in this case it spawns the Kentucky joke of “If you don’t like the weather, wait a few minutes and it will change.” Show Less...
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