Kentucky has a well-earned reputation as a place where you can enjoy everything the great outdoors has to offer, but Edmonson County offers something unique even by the state's high standards. Known as the Cave County, Edmonson County is home to a large chunk of the Mammoth Cave National Park, which has tons of caves and natural scenery to explore. You can also enjoy a day on the water at the large, popular Nolin Lake, or sharpen your golf game at one of the county's excellent golf courses.
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Edmonson County is located in central Kentucky, and is home to an estimated population of just over 12,000 residents. While Edmonson County is part of the Bowling Green metro area for census purposes, it is very much a county with its own identity. It's also an affordable place to live, with a cost of living nearly 20 percent below the national average. The average age here is a few years shy of the state average of 38 years, while residents enjoy median income and home values that are competitive with state averages. Edmonson County also draws quite a few visitors and tourists, thanks to the beloved Mammoth Cave National Park. Search Edmonson County homes for sale by city.
Edmonson County is served by the Edmonson County School District, which does a great job of implementing technological tools across all grade levels. Schools in the district include Edmonson County High School, Edmonson County Middle School, Edmonson County 5th/6th Grade Center, Kyrock Elementary, and South Edmonson Elementary. The county is also home to the Edmonson County Cooperative Extension, a joint project from the University of Kentucky and Kentucky State University.
Edmonson County's employment mix is similar to what you'll find in the rest of Kentucky, but there are also a few key differences. Edmonson County does well in educational services, healthcare, and construction, while also boasting a wealth of opportunities in production occupations. One big difference is that Edmonson County has quite a few opportunities in outdoor maintenance and tourism-centric industries, thanks to the popularity of Mammoth Cave National Park and Nolin Lake. Mix in the many opportunities available in Bowling Green, and you get a healthy, diverse employment market.
We've already mentioned it a few times, but if you live in Edmonson County you really need to see Mammoth Cave National Park for yourself. With over 400 miles of explored caves, it ranks among the largest known cave system in the world. Nolin Lake is the perfect place to spend an afternoon if you love fresh-water fishing, boating, or just lounging on the shore to take in the sights. Edmonson County's golf courses do a great job taking advantage of the local scenery, and Diamond Caverns golf course also doubles as an RV resort—a combination you won't find anywhere else. With an easy commute to Bowling Green, you'll have access to the best of city life, as well.
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