Owensboro is the industrial, medical, retail and cultural hub of western Kentucky! Our city is beautifully situated on the southern banks of the Ohio River. A stunning backdrop to our thriving downtown setting and riverfront. Just a few recent downtown projects include the Owensboro Convention Center, world renowned Smothers Park, and the International Bluegrass Music Center. Owensboro is a flourishing town; perfect for settling in and enjoying everything we have to offer!