Russell County Fiscal Court
Russell County Fiscal Court is located at 410 Monument Square, Suite 205 Jamestown, KY 42629.
Fiscal Court Meetings
2nd Monday at 6:00 PM
Magistrate District #1: Terry Waddell (R)
Magistrate District #2: Patrick Loy (R)
Magistrate District #3: Ronald Johnson (R)
Magistrate District #4: Steve Richardson (R)
Magistrate District #5: Larry Holt (R)
City of Jamestown
Jamestown, the county seat of Russell County. The town first called Jacksonville, in honor of President Andrew Jackson, was incorporated on December 23, 1827. When the local Anti-Jacksonian Party came into power in 1826, the community was renamed Jamestown to honor James Wooldridge, donor of the one hundred acre town site.
Lake Cumberland, completed by the Army Corps of Engineers in 1952, is of great economic importance to Jamestown for the recreational fishing and boating along its 1,317 miles of shoreline in the region. Wolf Creek Dam is located in Russell County on Lake Cumberland. Wolf Creek Dam, located in Russell County forming Lake Cumberland, was not only built by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), but is also owned and operated by them.
Jamestown considers itself a family oriented community;voted #1 in Kentucky best small town for raising a family, 19th in the nation, family values, friendly people, low crime rate, strong work ethic, and involved leadership.
City of Jamestown is located at 112 North Main Street Jamestown, KY. 42629
Phone : (270) 343-4594
Office Hours : Monday-Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
City of Russell Springs
City of Russell Springs City Hall is located at 72 High St, Russell Springs, KY 42642. You can also contact Eric Selby at 270-866-3496.
Russell Springs is a 4th-class city in Russell County, Kentucky. The city is known as the gateway to Lake Cumberland , one of the largest man-made lakes east of the Mississippi River, created by the impoundment of the Cumberland River by Wolf Creek Dam . Russell Springs is the largest city in the county, having a population of 2,452 during the year 2012 U.S. Census. Russell County sits at the start of the Central Time Zone line, so all areas of Russell County reside in the Central Time Zone.
The present city grew out of a resort centered on a local chalybeate spring.
The local US Post Office was established in 1855 as “Russell Springs”, named after the county, but was discontinued in 1865 and reopened as Kimble (after local businessman George Kimble) in 1888. The community restored the name Russell Springs in 1901 and incorporated in 1936. The county and the city are named after Col. William Russell, a local veteran, politician and businessman of the time.
Russell Springs is located geographically in the southern portion of the state of Kentucky and roughly halfway from east to west between its borders.