​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.

Mission Statement

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.

Public Hearing Notice

Under Public Law, 88-578, citizens are afforded the opportunity to express their views concerning the recreational needs of the community. To provide a forum for discussion, an open public meeting is being held on Monday, April 18, 2016 at 5:45 PM in the Fiscal Court Chambers, located in Cadiz, Kentucky, sponsored by the Trigg County Fiscal Court and the Pennyrile Area Development District. The specific purpose of the meeting is to discuss the development of a Land and Water Conservation Fund application.

Anyone with significant supporting or opposing view is invited to voice that opinion at this meeting or in writing to:

Office of Federal Grants
Department for Local Government
1024 Capital Center Drive, Suite 340
Frankfort, KY 40601

Online Resources

Pay Your Taxes Online

Trigg County
Local Government
P.O. Box 672
Cadiz, KY 42211

(270) 522-8459 - Office
(270) 522-9489 - Fax


Fiscal Court Meets the first and third Monday of each month at 6:00 PM in the courthouse basement unless otherwise noted.