LaCenter, KY

LaCenter, KY is the largest population city in Ballard County and boasts a diverse exchange of ideas and people. Centrally located in the county, and region, it’s no wonder many families and businesses choose La Center. The city is family oriented with many churches and is home to Ballard County’s Distinguished School System and Recreational Sports Park. Family friendly amenities are continuing to develop including LaCenter City Park, and Ballard County’s Farmers Market. LaCenter is also the location of the Ballard County Co-Op which supports our state, and nation leading farm industry! La Center is also one of two cities in Ballard County to recently vote to “go wet”, signaling a community ready to innovate both in business and in environment.

Come check out our community as well as one of the many businesses and restaurants located in LaCenter, KY. You won’t be disappointed! Make sure and stop by The Ballard County Chamber of Commerce while you are here to get information about community events or doing business in Ballard County.

LaCenter, KY is surrounded by a plethora of outdoor recreational opportunities including Oxbow Lakes of Barlow Bottoms, Wickliffe Mounds, Mississippi River ATV Trails, Columbus-Belmont State Park, Land Between the Lakes, The Shawnee National Forest & Garden of the Gods, Several Wildlife Management Areas, Exclusive Private Hunting Clubs to go along with designated public hunting areas makes this region an outdoor enthusiast and hunter/fishers paradise. Our proud city truly is LaCenter of Adventure!

City of LaCenter Contacts

Nicky Hutcherson, Mayor
333 Broadway
La Center, KY 42056
(270) 665-5162

Tracey Dodge, City Clerk

City Commissioners**

Joe Brooks Whipple
Frank Romaine
Darrell Butler
Jerry Cooper,      

**The LaCenter City Council Meeting is held the 2nd Tuesday every month at 5:30 PM at City Hall, LaCenter KY.

LaCenter Police Department

LaCenter Police Chief – Herbert Hendrickson, Jr.
333 Broadway
LaCenter, KY 42056
(270) 665-5340

LaCenter Fire Department

Emergency Dial 911
175 East 4th Street
LaCenter, KY 42056
(270) 665-9123 – Office (non-emergency)

LaCenter Rural Fire Department

165 East 4th Street
LaCenter, KY 42056
(270) 665-8300 (non-emergency)

LaCenter Post Office

328 Broadway
LaCenter, KY 42056
(270) 665-5508