About Owensboro, Kentucky

Not only does Owensboro offer great career opportunities and a high-quality lifestyle, but we are attractively located in the heart of the Midwest.

Whether you’re a patient, a visitor, or an employee at Owensboro Health, our city has much to offer. Look around and you'll find that Owensboro has a lot of surprises waiting for you to discover!


Known as the “City of Festivals,” annual events include the popular International Bar-B-Q Festival, the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum's ROMP Festival, Owensboro Dragon Boat Festival, East Bridge Art & Music Festival, Owensboro Air Show and Big O Music Fest. Check out Visit Owensboro for a list of other upcoming events. Circle your calendar and join us for some Owensboro-style food and fun!

Cultural Life

Owensboro is home to three excellent museums, each with its own unique style and flavor. For the art lover, the Owensboro Museum of Fine Art offers fascinating permanent collections, major travel exhibits, interpretive events, and more. Visit the Owensboro Museum of Science and History for a trip back in time or a fun family frolic through the PlayZeum. The Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum is a jewel for music fans or anyone who loves history and heritage. Don't forget to check out the Owensboro Dance Theatre, Western Kentucky Botanical Garden and Back Alley Musicals.


Sure, Owensboro is home to some of the world's best barbecue, but there are plenty of delicious choices to fit any palate! Visit the Greater Owensboro Chamber of Commerce to search for great dining options.


Owensboro is home to Brescia University, Kentucky Wesleyan College, an extended campus for Western Kentucky University, Owensboro Community and Technical College and University of Louisville Nursing School

K-12: Two public school systems that are nationally ranked in academics, liberal arts, and athletics. Private Catholic school system, Montessori Academy (PreK - 8th)


From symphony concerts to Broadway plays, the RiverPark Center nestled on the scenic banks of the Ohio River, is a regional center for arts and entertainment. Meanwhile, Theatre Workshop of Owensboro offers outstanding community theater in a quaint and intimate setting.


Owensboro offers two bustling park systems, with numerous trails and pools, the dazzling new Edge Ice Arena and the venerable Owensboro Sportscenter, a 5,000-seat arena which hosts conventions, sports events, and trade shows. 


So much to see and do in Owensboro...where do you start? Visit the Owensboro-Daviess County Convention and Visitors Bureau. You can also learn more about Owensboro through the Greater Owensboro Chamber of Commerce - the 2010 Chamber of the Year!

Guidance For Your Move

For help pursuing one of Owensboro Health’s physician opportunities, turn to our knowledgeable, courteous physician recruitment team.

Proximity to Larger Cities

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