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Living in Henry County

Henry County, Kentucky is packed full of charm. Located to the East of Louisville off Interstate 71, Henry County is a perfect combination of rolling farm land, rustic peacefulness, small-town charm, and modern convenience. Keep reading to learn more about living in Henry County, including restaurants, entertainment, and activities. Go here to search for Homes in Henry County.

Our Best Restaurant

Located at 5728 Smithfield Rd in Smithfield, Ky. Our Best has been a staple of the community for over 30 years. It first opened in 1990 and is still thriving today! Our Best is known for their good ole country-style cooking, friendly atmosphere and great customer service.

Our Best Restaurant

The dessert menu is filled with delicious pies that are truly irresistible! Open Tuesday - Sunday 11am-8pm.

  • Indoor Dining
  • Carry Out
  • Full Service Catering

Keeper's Seafood Restaurant

Located at 3350 Lake Jericho Rd in Smithfield, KY. Keeper's Seafood has been a hit in the area from the day the doors opened. In 2011 the local Foree family established this restaurant. Their generous menu is full of seafood items along with lots of other options, including choices for the kiddos too. Alcoholic beverages are also available. Open Thursday - Sunday 4pm-8pm.

  • Indoor Dining
  • Patio Dining
  • Carry Out

Sammy's Bakery

Located at 448 W Broadway in Eminence, Ky. Sammy's Bakery is fondly known for their donuts and pastries. This sweet gem also offers cakes, pies, quiche, cupcakes, cookies, muffins, ice cream, a variety of coffees and more! Open Tuesday - Saturday 6:30am-12pm & 3:30 pm-8:30pm.

Smith-Berry Winery

Located at 855 Drennon Rd in New Castle, KY. Smith-Berry Winery sits on approximately 180 beautiful farm and winery acres.

Smith Berry Winery

There is an Airbnb Farmhouse from 1880 that is a popular stopover for folks coming through the area. Smith-Berry Winery has a tasting room, small gift shop and their wine can be shipped.

  • Weddings and Event
  • Concerts held on the ground in the warmer months

Christmas Cottage

Located at 897 Pendleton Rd in Pendleton, KY. The Christmas cottage opened in 2001. This little gem of a find is full of all kinds of unique holiday decorations. The owners home sits on the property and is dressed to the nines in a holiday fashion. Their personal home is open for tours during the holiday season and they host a Christmas dinner once a year to a handful of lucky clients that get their name drawn.

Christmas Cottage

Christmas Cottage also has a smaller selection of Halloween and fall decorations available as well as Candleberry products. They are open August 31-December 31. Hours are Wednesday-Thursday 10am-5pm, Friday-Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday 12pm-5pm.

Starview Nursery

Located at 10082 KY 146 in LaGrange, KY . Starview Nursery is family owned and operated by Ed Ott and Jason Rayburn. They have a huge variety of just about everything. Starview Nursery has several greenhouse, nursery, garden center and gift shop. People come from all around for their landscaping needs and friendly staff. Hours fluctuate during the different seasons.

Henry County Country Club

Located at 220 Campbellsburg Rd in New Castle, KY. Henry County Country Club is known as "One of the best kept secrets in KY".

Henry County Country Club

Established in 1967, this 18 hole golf course sits on some beautiful greens, has a clubhouse with fully-stocked bar and great food off the grill.

  • Outtings with food accommodations can be scheduled
  • Weddings and Events
  • Pool and/or golf membership available

Lake Jericho Recreation Area

Located at 1317 Lake Access Rd in Smithfield, Ky. This 137 acre lake opened in 1969. This popular spot is great for camping, fishing and picnics. Boats are allowed and must follow the NO WAKE Speed. Camping is available for RV's as well as tents. There are approximately 62 RV sites with electric and water and half of those sites have sewage hookups available. There is a dumping station available on the property for your convenience.

Lake Jericho

Lots of bank fishing, picnic tables and grills to host your family picnic or reunion. There are 2 sheltered picnic areas with restrooms, first come first serve. Camping area open April-October. Must have a KY State Fishing License if you are fishing. Pets are allowed but must be leashed. NO Swimming. NO ATV'S. Open daylight hours. RV's April-October. Rentals weekly, daily, monthly.

Historical Downtown LaGrange

Located just minutes away from the Henry County Line. You can enjoy your local coffee from Coffee Roasters while sitting and watching the train run right through downtown Main St. Antique stores, art studios, cycle shop, boutique's and a few restaurants are plenty to fill an afternoon of exploring. The Farmer's Market, seasonal, located right on the town courtyard is filled with local venders and all their wonderful items and treats.