Bullitt County, Kentucky, is approximately 22 miles south of Louisville. This is an ideal place to live for people who want to be close to a large city and natural attractions. Shepherdsville is the county seat and the largest town in the county. It is approximately 21 miles south of Louisville. There are nine other towns in the county.
Families who want to be close to schools may be interested in houses in Shepherdsville with three bedrooms. Amenities of these houses may include bonus rooms, fenced yards or patios. Shepherdsville also has large houses with six bedrooms. Those who want large yards will find some houses on 5 acres in Lebanon Junction. Lebanon Junction is approximately 13 miles south of Shepherdsville. The town of Brooks has houses that were built in the 1800s. Brooks is north of Shepherdsville.
Bullitt County residents can enjoy the outdoors at Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest in Shepherdsville. The arboretum has more than 8,000 varieties of trees, and the forest has 35 miles of hiking trails. Golfers can play on courses in Shepherdsville or Brooks. There are parks in Shepherdsville and Mount Washington. Mount Washington is northeast of Shepherdsville.
People who want to learn about the county's history can visit the Bullitt County History Museum in Shepherdsville.
Places to shop in Shepherdsville include Walmart and Kroger. Jefferson Mall in Louisville is approximately 14 miles from Shepherdsville. This mall has department stores and specialty stores. There are restaurants near the mall.
The Transit Authority of River City operates buses in Shepherdsville and Mount Washington. Commuters can take TARC buses from Shepherdsville to Louisville. Louisville International Airport is approximately 17 miles from Shepherdsville.
Public schools in Bullitt County are part of Bullitt County Public Schools. Shepherdsville has four elementary schools, four middle schools and two high schools. Mount Washington has four elementary schools, two middle schools and one high school. Two of the district's elementary schools are in Louisville. Several of the small towns in the county have one elementary school. The district is ranked 65th out of 158 districts in the state.