Trigg County

Welcome to Trigg County

Located on the border of Tennessee and Kentucky, Trigg County is a place that offers plenty of opportunities to live, work, and play. Although larger cities like Hopkinsville and Clarksville are under an hour away, you'll still feel far removed from the hustle and bustle of urban life. Whether you choose to settle down in Cadiz or an even smaller town, you'll never want to leave the endless peace and tranquility of Trigg County.

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At a Glance

Getting Around

Major roads: US-68, I-24, KY-139 
Memphis International Airport: 3 hours, 42 minutes
Hopkinsville, KY: 26 minutes
Clarksvill, TN: 52 minutes
Paducah, KY: 1 hour 10 minutes


Population: 14,651
Largest city: Cadiz
County seat: Cadiz

Communities of Trigg County


Cadiz is more than just the Trigg County seat—it's also the area's largest community, and it boasts one of the lowest crime rates in all of Kentucky. If you want to live like a Cadiz local, try scoping out some businesses on Main Street, visiting the local farmers market, or touring the Janice Mason Art Museum.


Though it was once known as Cerulean Springs, the unincorporated community of Cerulean has since transformed into a rural escape that's just minutes away from everyday conveniences. Here, you can learn more about local history at the Cerulean Springs Museum or pick up groceries from Hank's Corner Market.


Located on the sparkling shores of Lake Barkley, Canton is one of Trigg County's many hidden gems. Both tourists and residents come here to enjoy the lakefront locale or relax in one of the community's many cabins. And when you work up an appetite, be sure to sample the local fare from Greg's Grill.

Things to Do in Trigg County

What You'll LOVE in Trigg County

Wondering why so many people are flocking to Trigg County? No matter what kind of lifestyle you seek, you'll surely find it in this growing area—and you won't have to sacrifice any conveniences for a little peace and quiet! Here are a few more things to love about Trigg County.

Shopping & dining

Trigg County's vast selection of eateries makes it easy to curb just about any craving. Harper House Restaurant features an upscale American-style menu, as well as a pianist and silent films. If you're looking for some more down-home cuisine, you won't want to miss out on Cadiz Family Restaurant.

Need to get some shopping done? Most of the area's big-box stores can be found in nearby Hopkinsville. However, Cadiz's bustling downtown is known for its antique stores and boutiques.

Parks and recreation

If you love spending time in nature, Trigg County is the place for you. Residents love spending time on Lake Barkley and the Cumberland River—in fact, both spots are perfect for anyone looking to fish, hike, camp, boat, or just take in the scenery. Trigg County is also just minutes from the Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area.

Educational opportunities

Most students living in the area are zoned for Trigg County Public Schools, which operates one elementary school, one intermediate school, one middle school, and one high school. The district is known for its award-winning sports programs, and it also boasts an impressive 17:1 student-teacher ratio.

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