WELCOME TO THE
CITY OF FINCASTLE
The City of Fincastle is nestled in the east end of Louisville, between Westport Road and Highway 22. This charming neighborhood is close to many restaurants and shopping centers. We are a Class 6 city with a legislative body composed of a Mayor, Attorney, Treasurer, Secretary and Commissioners.
Fincastle was incorporated on January 25, 1974. The name Fincastle is a historical relic from the formation of Kentucky County, Virginia. This county was the precursor to the Commonwealth of Kentucky and was formed from Fincastle County, Virginia, in 1776. Fincastle County, Virginia was created in 1772 from Botetourt County, Virginia, at the time Botetourt County’s boundaries extended all the way to the Mississippi River. Fincastle, Virginia is the county seat of Botetourt County, Virginia. Fincastle, Virginia was named for Lord Fincastle.