Welcome to the Oldham County KY community page. Located less than 20 miles away from Downtown Louisville and only an hour's drive from Cincinnati. Commonly known for the National award winning school system, but also popular for the many different neighborhoods and peaceful lifestyle. Oldham County has recently been recognized as one of the fastest growing counties in Kentucky. There has been remarkable, economic growth and also very strong demand for Oldham County homes for sale.

Homes for Sale in Oldham County KY

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1805 Zachary Dr, La Grange
$585,000
1805 Zachary Dr, La Grange, KY 40031
3 Beds 2 Baths 2,019 SqFt MLS® # 1658530

Almost Home Realty Group, Inc.Greater Louisville Association of Realtors Logo

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7505 Calvin Ct, Crestwood
$719,199
7505 Calvin Ct, Crestwood, KY 40014
4 Beds 3 Baths 3,950 SqFt MLS® # 1658525

RE/MAX EmpireGreater Louisville Association of Realtors Logo

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1903 Villa Ct, La Grange
$609,000
1903 Villa Ct, La Grange, KY 40031
4 Beds 4 Baths 3,886 SqFt MLS® # 1658406

Edelen & Edelen REALTORSGreater Louisville Association of Realtors Logo

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314 Woodland Lakes Dr, La Grange
$260,000
314 Woodland Lakes Dr, La Grange, KY 40031
3 Beds 2 Baths 1,285 SqFt MLS® # 1658504

KY Homes and Farms Real EstateGreater Louisville Association of Realtors Logo

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4820 Stanley Farm Ct, La Grange
$749,000
4820 Stanley Farm Ct, La Grange, KY 40031
5 Beds 5 Baths 4,788 SqFt MLS® # 1658489

RE/MAX Real Estate ChampionsGreater Louisville Association of Realtors Logo

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5907 Mount Pleasant Dr, Prospect
$1,595,000
5907 Mount Pleasant Dr, Prospect, KY 40059
4 Beds 5 Baths 7,300 SqFt MLS® # 1658472

Coldwell Banker McMahanGreater Louisville Association of Realtors Logo

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8115 W Hwy 42, Goshen
$1,225,000
8115 W Hwy 42, Goshen, KY 40026
3 Beds 3 Baths 3,236 SqFt MLS® # 1658458

Kentucky Select PropertiesGreater Louisville Association of Realtors Logo

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1208 Summit Parks Dr, La Grange
$450,000
1208 Summit Parks Dr, La Grange, KY 40031
3 Beds 2 Baths 2,325 SqFt MLS® # 1658411

Nest RealtyGreater Louisville Association of Realtors Logo

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4004 Quarry Ct, Crestwood
$579,900
4004 Quarry Ct, Crestwood, KY 40014
5 Beds 3 Baths 3,031 SqFt MLS® # 1657675

RE/MAX ResultsGreater Louisville Association of Realtors Logo

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4801 S Highway 53, Crestwood
$250,000
4801 S Highway 53, Crestwood, KY 40014
3 Beds 2 Baths 1,352 SqFt MLS® # 1658381

DREAM J P Pirtle REALTORSGreater Louisville Association of Realtors Logo

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3902 Deer Lake Cir, Prospect
$425,000
3902 Deer Lake Cir, Prospect, KY 40059
4 Beds 3 Baths 3,300 SqFt MLS® # 1658328

Coldwell Banker McMahanGreater Louisville Association of Realtors Logo

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2027 Sugarmaple Dr, La Grange
$380,000
2027 Sugarmaple Dr, La Grange, KY 40031
4 Beds 3 Baths 2,778 SqFt MLS® # 1658309

EXP Realty LLCGreater Louisville Association of Realtors Logo

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2105 Elder Park Rd, La Grange
$499,900
2105 Elder Park Rd, La Grange, KY 40031
4 Beds 3 Baths 2,540 SqFt MLS® # 1658301

Semonin REALTORSGreater Louisville Association of Realtors Logo

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9304 Plumwood Pl, Crestwood
$275,000
9304 Plumwood Pl, Crestwood, KY 40014
3 Beds 2 Baths 1,629 SqFt MLS® # 1658286

Lenihan Sotheby's International RealtyGreater Louisville Association of Realtors Logo

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1111 Barbizon Dr, Goshen
$439,000
1111 Barbizon Dr, Goshen, KY 40026
4 Beds 3 Baths 2,473 SqFt MLS® # 1657875

Semonin REALTORSGreater Louisville Association of Realtors Logo

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14103 Harmony Village Rd, Prospect
$585,000
14103 Harmony Village Rd, Prospect, KY 40059
3 Beds 3 Baths 3,581 SqFt MLS® # 1658267

EXP Realty LLCGreater Louisville Association of Realtors Logo

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205 Birch Ave, La Grange
$372,000
205 Birch Ave, La Grange, KY 40031
3 Beds 2 Baths 1,891 SqFt MLS® # 1658260

Integrity Group REALTORSGreater Louisville Association of Realtors Logo

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1906 Brooke Stone Ct, Crestwood
$479,900
1906 Brooke Stone Ct, Crestwood, KY 40014
4 Beds 3 Baths 3,000 SqFt MLS® # 1658250

DREAM J P Pirtle REALTORSGreater Louisville Association of Realtors Logo

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7318 W Highway 524, Westport
$449,900
7318 W Highway 524, Westport, KY 40077
3 Beds 2 Baths 1,893 SqFt MLS® # 1658205

Semonin REALTORSGreater Louisville Association of Realtors Logo

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6203 Brentwood Ct, Crestwood
$795,000
6203 Brentwood Ct, Crestwood, KY 40014
5 Beds 5 Baths 3,675 SqFt MLS® # 1658201

C. Thieneman REALTORS, LLCGreater Louisville Association of Realtors Logo

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2837 Alder Wood Ln, La Grange
$625,000
2837 Alder Wood Ln, La Grange, KY 40031
6 Beds 5 Baths 3,369 SqFt MLS® # 1658195

Real Estate UnlimitedGreater Louisville Association of Realtors Logo

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1216 Royal Ave, La Grange
$369,500
1216 Royal Ave, La Grange, KY 40031
4 Beds 4 Baths 2,500 SqFt MLS® # 1658191

RE/MAX Properties EastGreater Louisville Association of Realtors Logo

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524 Wood Lake Dr, La Grange
$470,000
524 Wood Lake Dr, La Grange, KY 40031
3 Beds 3 Baths 2,717 SqFt MLS® # 1657510

Keller Williams Louisville EastGreater Louisville Association of Realtors Logo

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5606 Irish Moss Ct, Crestwood
$495,000
5606 Irish Moss Ct, Crestwood, KY 40014
4 Beds 4 Baths 3,368 SqFt MLS® # 1657954

RE/MAX Premier PropertiesGreater Louisville Association of Realtors Logo


About Oldham County KY

Oldham County, was established in 1823 and became the 74th county in Kentucky. It was created from parts of the surrounding counties; Henry, Jefferson, and Shelby. It was named after Colonel William Oldham, who was a notable Revolutionary War officer from Jefferson County. Key cities in Oldham County include La Grange, Crestwood, Pewee Valley, Goshen, Prospect, and Westport. La Grange is the County seat and is well known for its rich history and the active train that runs through Main Street downtown.

aerial view of neighborhood in oldham county fenced in open pasture in oldham county inside of classroom of an oldham county school

Oldham County Real Estate Statistics

Average Home Price $707K
Lowest Priced Home $245K
Highest Priced Home $3.6M
Total Homes for Sale 133
Avg. Days On Market 78
Avg. Price/SQFT $243

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FAQ About Oldham County

How fast are homes selling in Oldham County?

On average, homes for sale in Oldham County are listed for approximately 29 days before going under contract. Curious if the home is still available. Each listing should display the current status - Active, Active Under Contract, or Pending.

What is the average price for a home in Oldham County?

The prices for homes in Oldham County vary. The most expensive homes in Oldham County are around $3.5M - $4.5M. The median sale price for a home in Oldham County is around $415,000.

What is the average size of a home in Oldham County?

The average square footage for a single family home in Oldham County is around 2,412 sqft above grade. Many of the homes in the area have a basement, which adds to the square footage. However not all of them have finished square footage in the basement.

How big are the lots in Oldham County?

The average lot in Oldham County is 0.25 - 5 acres. However, most homes are on one acre lots because of the needed space for septic systems and lateral lines.

Is Oldham County an affordable place to live?

Prices for homes for sale in Oldham County are considered one the highest in the state. The current median sale price is $415,000. However, based on the median household income in Oldham County of $117,334, the affordability index for Oldham County is 113.52. Which is above the benchmark of 100, making Oldham County an affordable place to live.


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Living in Oldham County KY

With a population of over 60,000 residents, Oldham County offers the charm of a small-town community, complete with the benefit of a nationally recognized public school system. Named after Colonel William Oldham, the county prides itself on rich history. The county seat, La Grange, KY, lies on the eastern side of the county. Known as a small historical town where you can experience trains passing through Main St. Homebuyers can choose from a wide variety of properties and popular neighborhoods in the area. Each offering a unique slice of life in Oldham County—from the tranquility of quiet country roads to the excellence of award-winning schools. It's no wonder why the slogan for Oldham County is 'Quietly Amazing'.

Pros of Living in Oldham Co.

  • Award-Winning Schools - Nationally recognized as an award-winning school system. Oldham County School District has ranked in the top 4% of all districts in Kentucky. Which places the local school system in the 'Distinguished' category.
  • Small Businesses - Residents are very supportive of local businesses in Oldham County. As a newcomer, support and visit local businesses around the area to discover what they have to offer.
  • Sustainable Economy - Over the last five years, the population in Oldham County has grown by more than 7%. One reason why the local economy has continued to have sustainable growth over the years.
  • Parks and Youth Sports - New to the area? You will find that there are many great parks and playgrounds to visit around town. There is also a lot of community support when it comes to youth sports here in Oldham County.

Cons of Living in Oldham Co.

  • Location / Longer Commute - The average drive to work is roughly 25 to 30 minutes. Located roughly 20 miles east of Louisville and less than 90 miles from Cincinnati, OH. One drawback if you like living close to the city.
  • Places to Eat - There are great, local restaurants here in Oldham County. Luckily there is more to choose from compared to 10 years. Yet, you will find that sometimes you will have to travel into Louisville to get something new from time to time.
  • Stuck on the Tracks -This is more of a running joke for locals here in Oldham County. About once a week you will see semi truck stuck on the railroad tracks in Crestwood. Causing a slight turnaround for some. Not so much of a negative, but a little humor worth mentioning.
  • Interstate 71 Traffic -Always check the traffic! Often there is an accident on I-71. When this happens, there is a drastic increase in traffic that detours from I-71 to the main roads in the area. Such as Hwy 146 through Crestwood. Making for a very long morning commute to school and work.

Author Nathan Garrett Nathan Garrett
"As an experienced REALTOR and a long-time resident of Oldham County, KY. I've not only just enjoyed living here for over 30+ years but also working here. I have attended the Oldham County schools and now get to enjoy watching my kids go through the same schools. I understand the benefits this community provides. If you have any questions about any homes for sale in Oldham County KY, please give us a call. Not only have we helped numerous clients buy and sell real estate in Oldham County, but we have gone through the process personally and are well-equipped to help."


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