Bardstown Historic District

Roughly bounded by 1st, 3rd, and 5th Sts. Muir Ave., and RR track, Bardstown, Kentucky


Nelson County Courthouse

1892 Nelson County Courthouse. Contributing resource in the Bardstown Historic District.

Photo taken by C Hanchey



Street View 

National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on February 17, 1983
Reference number
Architectural styles
Georgian; Federal
Areas of significance
Commerce; Politics/Government; Architecture
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic function
Single dwelling
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1850-1874; 1800-1824; 1825-1849
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 195
Non-contributing buildings: 84


Bardstown, Kentucky (26)
Brick (42,462)
District (10,533)
Federal (4,600)
Georgian (1,435)
Have Street View (47,033)
Kentucky (4,345)
Nelson County, Kentucky (50)
Tin (2,648)

Update Log 

  • April 30, 2021: New Street View added by Bill Eichelberger
  • April 19, 2012: New photos from C Hanchey

Related landmarks 



Bardstown Historic District
Posted April 25, 2012, by Bill Eichelberger (wallyum [at] hotmail [dot] com)

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Thank you, ladies and gentlemen. The Great JR Manning, here all week at the fabulous White Castle Aluminum Room. Tip your waiters and waitresses and try the Slider.

Bardstown Historic District
Posted April 23, 2012, by J.R. Manning (thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net)

The last time I went to Bardstown, I traveled there on the Blue Grass Parkway. I was disappointed because it turned out to be regular old asphalt.