Time Capsule Opening at Courthouse

In celebration of Jessamine County’s 225th year, the Fiscal Court will be opening a time capsule at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 10 in the Circuit Courtroom on the second floor of the Jessamine County Courthouse. The time capsule, which was created and buried in 1998 for the county’s 200th anniversary, was set to be opened in 25 years, and that time has now come. Join us for this historic event. For more information call (859) 885-4500.


St. “Nich” Christmas Fest

Nicholasville’s 9th Annual St. “Nich” Christmas Fest Saturday, December 9, 2023 in Downtown Nicholasville. Activities will take place 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. including: craft show, pictures with Santa, petting zoo, kids crafts, food trucks, pet activities, smores & shopping. Ugly Sweater 5K run at 4:30 p.m. Main Street closes @ 4:30 p.m. Christmas parade at 5:30 p.m. . For more info see the St. Nich FB page or visit jessaminechamber.org.


Your New Career with Jessamine County

Explore the employment possibilities for your new career with Jessamine County Fiscal Court. See Current Listings and Application and list of Benefits! Opportunities can also be found posted on our Jessamine County Facebook Page. Jessamine County Fiscal Court is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.


Metropolitan Transportation Plan 2050

The Metropolitan Planning Organization is looking ahead to 2050 and needs your input to guide future improvements to transportation in the area. The MTP is informed by traffic and safety data, changes in employment and population, and input from residents and local officials. Help update the long-term Metropolitan Transportation Plan by taking this survey. The survey takes about 5-10 minutes to complete. Thanks for taking the time!


Where do my Property Taxes Go?

Your annual Property Taxes are an important source of income for Jessamine County Fiscal Court and are used to fund services such as education, emergency, roads, parks, recreation, health and library. This 2022 Property Tax Chart shows the breakdown of how funds are distributed throughout the county.

Jessamine Creek Gorge Preserve Reservations 

Jessamine Creek Gorge is a Preserve owned and operated by the Jessamine County Fiscal Court. The 268 acre tract is recognized as one of the most important sites for conservation within the Kentucky River Palisades, and provides habitat for federally and state listed, threatened and endangered species. In recent years, the Preserve has seen a tremendous increase in visitors. Due to the environmental significance of the Preserve and in an effort to protect this valuable resource, a reservation policy has been instituted. Please make your reservations here.


Find It on the Jessamine County Website!

financial-statement-formsJessamine County Fiscal Court Financial Statements

Board Appointments and Meeting Schedules

Jessamine County Code of Ordinances


Large Animal Composting & Livestock Removal

Effective September 1, 2020, Large Animal Composting of KY (LACKY) in Casey County will handle removal of dead livestock in Jessamine County. This is a free service to ensure proper disposal of dead animals to protect water quality and community health. Owner Brent Woodrum asks livestock owners/producers to call or text as soon as the animal goes down day or night. Includes horses, cattle, sheep, hogs, goats, and other agricultural animals. Phone (859) 397-1078. More information.

Kentucky Transportation Projects in Jessamine County


Visit the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet website to see the local Jessamine County Projects. You can view the plans and get updates on roads and transportation projects in District 7.



Tax and Revenue Update

Do you operate a business in Jessamine County? Check the Business Licensing page for the latest information. If you are operating a motor court, motel, hotel, inn, bed & breakfast, or similar business, be advised of the Transient Room Tax. For more information see the Transient Room Tax Information Page. Other questions about occupational and business taxes may be directed to the Tax Administrator’s Office.

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