Trigg County is located in southwestern part of the state in the Pennyrile region. It borders Lyon, Caldwell, Calloway, Marshall and Christian Counties, as well as Tennessee. It is located next to beautiful Lake Barkley and is home to the Trigg County Ham Festival.
Trigg County was formed in 1820. The county is named for Stephen Trigg. Mr. Trigg was a frontier officer in the American Revolutionary War.
We welcome everyone to the county as a great place to live and a warm place to visit to experience a small town rapport and a community dedicated to its citizens.
The mission of Trigg County is to provide quality public services to accommodate the needs of the citizens through innovative leadership, teamwork of county officials and employees to create the best quality of life.