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Greater Louisville’s specific location makes the city an ideal transport hub, which from an economic standpoint is why Louisville has been known as a major shipping port from the start. Traditionally, riverboats were the main transportation used to export goods around the country. Louisville was the ideal city for this type of navigation because right on the Kentucky-Indiana border is the Ohio River’s only natural obstacle to travel along the whole length of the river—the Falls of the Ohio.

Today’s means of transportation have far exceeded riverboats, so what keeps Louisville in the transport industry? It’s central location. Louisville is within 500 miles of 50 percent of the U.S. population and within only a day’s drive to two-thirds of the country’s population. Whether for business or leisure, Louisville makes traveling easy.  Compared to many other major metropolitan areas, residents and visitors also find Greater Louisville to be very easy to navigate within on a daily basis. A strategic and efficient network of Interstate highways and freeways makes it ways for commuters to easily and quickly travel from one part of town to another. In fact, many residents frequently claim that no matter where you are going in Greater Louisville you can most likely get there in about 20 minutes or less.



Airlines Website

Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport
600 Terminal Drive, Louisville, KY, 40209

Allegiant | American Airlines | Breeze | Frontier | Delta | Southwest | Spirit | United

Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG)
2939 Terminal Drive, Hebron, KY 41048

Air Canada | Alaska Airlines | Allegiant | American Airlines | Apple Vacations | Delta
 | Frontier | Southwest | Sun Country Airlines | United | Vacation Express | Viva

Blue Grass Airport
4000 Terminal Dr, Lexington, KY 40510

Allegiant  | American Airlines | Delta | United



Transit Authority of River City (TARC)

Many people in the Greater Louisville Region rely on public transportation. TARC provides public transportation services in not only Metro Louisville/Jefferson County, but also extends bus routes throughout Bullitt and Oldham counties in Kentucky and Clark and Floyd counties in Southern Indiana. TARC buses are equipped with bike racks and wheelchair accommodations. For people with disabilities who cannot use the fixed route bus lines, TARC3 Paratransit Service is also offered.



Louisville’s highway system consists of three interstates (64, 65, and 71) and two expressways (Watterson Expressway and Gene Snyder Freeway). The three interstates converge in Louisville’s city center and disperse to lead to different major cities.
Heading west out of downtown, Interstate 64 links Louisville to St. Louis, Missouri, while the opposite direction leads to Lexington, Kentucky and eventually out to the Atlantic coast in Virginia.  Interstate 65 runs north and south, connecting Louisville with the southern cities Nashville, Tennessee and Atlanta, Georgia, and northbound with Indianapolis, Indiana and on up to the Great Lakes. Lastly, Interstate 71 originates in downtown Louisville with a northeast route that leads to Cincinnati, Ohio and, eventually, Cleveland, Ohio.  Louisville’s two expressways serve as inner and outer beltways. The Watterson Expressway (I-264) forms the inner belt and connects I-64 with I-71. The outer belt is the Gene Snyder Freeway, or I-265, which is conjunction with I-71 and I-65.


County Clerk Offices Address Phone Website
Jefferson County 527 W. Jefferson Street, Louisville, KY 40202 502-574-5700
Bullitt County 149 North Walnut Street, Shepherdsville, KY 40165 502-543-2513
Hardin County 150 N Provident Way, Suite 103, Elizabethtown, KY 42701 270-765-2171
Henry County 27 South Property Rd, New Castle, KY 40050 502-845-5705
Marion County 223 North Spalding Ave, Suite 102, Lebanon, KY 40033 270-692-2651
Meade County 516 Hillcrest Drive, Brandenburg, KY 40108 270-422-2152
Nelson County 1 Court Square, Second Floor, Bardstown, KY 40004 502-348-1800
Oldham County 100 W. Jefferson St, LaGrange, KY 40031 502-222-7645
 Shelby County 501 Washington Street, Shelbyville, KY 40065 502-633-4410
Spencer County 2 West Main Street, Taylorsville, KY 40071 502-477-3215
Trimble County 30 US Hwy 42 East, Bedford, KY 40006 502-255-7174
County Clerk Offices Address Phone Website
Clark County  1150 E Lewis & Clark Pkwy, Suite 104, Clarksville, IN 47129 888-692-6841
Floyd County 2612 Charlestown Rd, New Albany, IN 47150 888-692-6841
Harrison County 2203 Concord Ave NW, Corydon, IN 47112 888-692-6841