in the heart of everything

Welcome to
Bowling Green, KY

The hub of South Central Kentucky, Bowling Green, is the third largest city in the state and home to over 140,000 people in the city/county.  A focus on quality of life, public safety, neighborhood revitalization, visionary leadership and economic development contribute to the region’s success.

South Central Kentucky is a great place to live with access to top-quality education, a thriving arts and musical culture, a variety of recreational and leisure opportunities and a growing economy.

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LIVE

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South Central Kentucky’s 10-county region provides residents with a high quality of life for an affordable price.

  • Excellent Educational Opportunities
  • Low Cost of Living
  • 270 Days of Sunshine a Year
  • Low Crime Rate

WORK

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Bowling Green and the 10 surrounding counties offer fantastic careers with competitive wages across all employment sectors.

  • Great Companies to Work For
  • Convenient to Airports
  • Centrally Located to Large Cities
  • Low Commute Times

PLAY

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From Corvettes to caves, performing arts to lakes, South Central Kentucky has so much to share.

  • Great Food and Nightlife
  • Sports and Entertainment
  • Festivals and Amusement Parks
  • Lakes and Caves

MAJOR EMPLOYERS

Bowling Green is more than your typical college town. Residents of Bowling Green enjoy a lively arts scene, great food (the city has one of the highest number of restaurants per capita in the country!) and plenty of space to spread out.

~ Livability.com