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Welcome to London, Kentucky!

Nestled in the heart of Laurel County, Kentucky, the City of London boasts a vibrant community of over 8,000 residents. As a city rich in history and innovation, London proudly holds several prestigious titles, making it a gem in the Bluegrass State:

Cycling Capital of Kentucky: Known for its picturesque trails and scenic routes, London has earned the esteemed title of the Cycling Capital of Kentucky. Whether you’re a seasoned cyclist or a leisure rider, our city offers an array of biking opportunities for all ages and skill levels.

Kentucky’s 5th Official Trail Town: Embracing our natural surroundings, London is honored to be recognized as Kentucky’s 5th Official Trail Town. With miles of trails weaving through lush forests and charming countryside, outdoor enthusiasts will find endless adventures awaiting them.

Certified Tree City by Tree City USA: We take pride in our commitment to preserving our environment and enhancing our urban canopy. London has been recognized as a Certified Tree City by Tree City USA, reflecting our dedication to tree care and sustainability initiatives.

Home of the World Chicken Festival: Every year, London comes alive with the sights, sounds, and aromas of the World Chicken Festival. This beloved event celebrates our city’s poultry heritage and attracts visitors from near and far to enjoy delicious food, live entertainment, and family-friendly activities.

Established in February 1836, the City of London holds a special place in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. From our historic roots to our forward-thinking initiatives, we invite you to discover all that London has to offer. Whether you’re a resident, a visitor, or considering making London your new home, we welcome you to experience the warmth and hospitality of our community.

Upcoming Events

Local Alerts


Join the London Police Department on Saturday, February 26th, 2022 to pack a cruiser with non-perish...

City Hall Closed Tuesday

City Hall will be closed on Tuesday, January 18, 2022 due to weather. We hope everyone stays safe an...


The City of London is accepting applications for the position of Public Works Director. Download App...