Bullitt County is home to Jim Beam Distillery, the oldest manufacturer in Kentucky and heralded as the beginning of the Bourbon Trail. Bullitt County is just 12 miles south of the Ohio River and easily accessed by Interstate 65. Nationally known and recognized Bernheim Forest claims Bullitt County as its home and is a significant resource for the citizens of the community and tourists traveling Interstate 65. Bullitt County is a top 10 county in Kentucky and has seen significant economic growth in the last 10 years with no end in sight. It is composed of roughly 300 square miles of land and there are approximately 72,000 residents in Bullitt County.