Enjoy a more cost-effective, small town life in Owen County, with an exciting abundance of culture, recreational activities, international cuisine, and arts.

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Find out why Owen County children receive one of the  best educations in the area, and all ages have access to exceptional learning resources.

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Owen County offers something for everyone:  gorgeous waterfalls, McCormick's Creek State Park, a revitalized downtown including a restored historic movie theater, and so much more. 

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With so many opportunities to grow career-wise, personally, and spiritually, Owen County provides a vast array of possibilities for singles and families alike.

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Preliminary Construction Schedule Town of Spencer – Downtown Streetscape Project Updated: July 6, 2017 1. Phase 1 - Main St. from Franklin St. to Market St. • Start: Early August • Finish: September/October 2. Phase 2 – Market St. from Main St. to Market St.…

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Event Listing >


  • August 4, 2017
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Save the Date! Economic Growth Legislative Roundtable August 4, 2017   What? Join us for the Economic Growth Legislative Roundtable. We will be discussing the needs of our rural community focusing on the infrastructure projects in process and specific needs of our county. Topics include: The expansion of rural water approximately 37 miles north of (more…)


  • August 16, 2017
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Our next EDC Roundtable event is scheduled for August 16, 2017 at the IGA Building in Spencer. Guest Speakers: Owen County State Bank These meetings begin at 10:00 a.m. with light refreshments provided. The IGA Building is located at 95 W. Franklin Street, Spencer. RSVP requested but not required. 812.829.3245   (more…)