Hancock County, kentucky

Where country living, history, and modern industry come together!            



Lewisport Heritage Festival - June 4-6, 2015

Contact:  Josephine Hagan - (270) 295-3535

July 4th Celebration - July 4, 2015

Contact:  Judge/Executive's Office - (270)927-8137

Hancock County Fair - August 12-15, 2015

Contact:  Chairman Franklin Powers - (270)927-6525

Independence Bank Sorghum Festival - October 24 - 25, 2015

Contact:  (270)927-1007


With its rich heritage and scenic outdoor offerings, Hancock County provides many attractions for the local and tourist alike.

So Much to Do.......

  • Enjoy the "Hancock 29". A unique and priceless collection of art preserving our heritage.

  • Trace your genealogy at the Hancock Archives.

  • Tour the Hancock County Museum or the Hancock County Farm Museum.

  • Go back in time with a visit to the Emmick Plantation.

  • Launch your boat at the Lewisport or Hawesville Boat Ramp and enjoy a day on the river.

  • Pick up a jar of our famous Hancock County Sorghum at any local grocer.

  • Visit the Pate House where Lincoln won his first court case.

  • Visit Charlotte's Vineyard

  • Host your family reunion at Vastwood Park.

  • Camp and fish at Vastwood Park.

  • Enter a fishing tournament on the Ohio River.