Created in 1823 and known for its scenic beauty, Oldham County covers 190 square miles, and is home to residents who respect the environment and carefully plan their county’s growth. Crestwood features plenty of attractive and affordable housing, much of it constructed in the last 40 years. Founded in 1827, LaGrange, the county seat, features two historic districts and beautiful housing developments, and is located about 20 minutes from Jefferson County. Prospect, with its fabulous Ohio River views, also features a thriving commercial center. Nearby Pewee Valley is bustling with new housing and commercial developments, while retaining the charm of its original settlement, which was founded some 150 years ago.