3317 Frederica Street, Suite 12
Owensboro, Kentucky 42301
Phone: (270) 684-8181
Fax: (270) 683-9261
Monday – Friday, 8:30-5:00

Community Information

Schools

Owensboro and Daviess County rank among some of the top schools in the state! Follow the links to find out what district your new home will be located in.

Owensboro Public Schools
Daviess County Public Schools
Owensboro Catholic Schools

Arts and Entertainment

Owensboro boasts some of the best arts and cultural activities for a city its size in the country. Whether your interests lie in museums, music, art or theater, Owensboro has it.

RiverPark Center
The RiverPark Center includes a 1,500 seat multi-purpose auditorium, an experimental theatre that seats up to 300, lobbies and support facilities, a riverfront plaza, an open-air courtyard, and meeting/reception rooms. The RiverPark Center is home to several local performing arts organizations including the Owensboro Symphony Orchestra and Owensboro Dance Theatre.

International Bluegrass Museum
Bill Monroe, known as the "father of bluegrass music," was born and raised in Rosine, KY, just a short drive from Owensboro. That tradition is still alive and well in the area and is celebrated at the International Bluegrass Music Museum, which displays the history of bluegrass music through interpretive exhibits, posters, costumes and instruments.

Owensboro Symphony Orchestra
The Owensboro Symphony Orchestra has an annual concert schedule and performs at the RiverPark Center. The symphony performs with some of the best musical talent in the world and annually conducts a Christmas Pops concert.

Theatre Workshop of Owensboro
Theatre Workshop of Owensboro (TWO) has been a fixture in the community since 1955, presenting community theatre to Owensboro and Daviess County.

Museum of Science & History
The Owensboro Area Museum of Science and History and the Wendell Ford Government Education Center is one of the finest facilities of its kind in the region. Among the features of the museum are historic memorabilia, including arts, crafts, and antiques, as well as natural history exhibits and a planetarium. The Speedzeum opened in 2003 and celebrates the rich racing heritage of the Owensboro-Daviess County region, covering everything from Soapbox Derby to local dirt track auto racing to NASCAR, and motorcycle racing to hydroplane boats. With six active NASCAR drivers and countless crew members in service in NASCAR’s various racing circuits, Owensboro claims one of the highest levels of motorsports participation of any city in the country.

Owensboro Museum of Fine Arts
The Owensboro Museum of Fine Arts is housed in two historic structures—the Carnegie Library and the John Hampden Smith House, which dates back to the Civil War. The museum features a permanent collection of 19th- and 20th-century paintings and sculptures, decorative arts dating back as far as the 16th century, and the spectacular Stained Glass Gallery. The museum also features traveling exhibits, and provides educational youth tours during the school year.

Public Library
The Daviess County Public Library provides services to the entire county population from a single facility located in Owensboro. The library provides a wide array of services, including materials in all formats for all age groups; reference and information services, Kentucky history and genealogy research services, interlibrary loan, programming for children and adults, homebound delivery service, public access internet, dial-in access to the on-line catalog, fax and photocopy services, as well as outreach services to schools, daycare and headstart centers, among other community agencies.

Chamber

The Owensboro Chamber of Commerce provides information for business and industry in Owensboro and Daviess County. Owensboro is the industrial and cultural hub of western Kentucky. Located along the southern banks of the Ohio River, Owensboro is one of the top five cities in terms of population, in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

Hospital

Owensboro Health is committed to providing health education, prevention, and early intervention and wellness programs in addition to high-quality, cost-effective inpatient and outpatient services. Owensboro Health offers state-of-the-art technology with a medical staff representing a wide range of specialties.

Newspaper

Messenger-Inquirer is the primary daily newspaper serving Daviess, Hancock, McLean, Muhlenberg and Ohio counties in Kentucky, and publishes seven days a week.

3317 Frederica Street, Suite 12 • Owensboro, Kentucky 42301 • (270) 684-8181