Current local time in USA – Kentucky – Louisville. Time zones in Kentucky, including time zone names for standard time and Daylight Saving Time (DST) in 2020. Kentucky Time Zone - Kentucky Current Local Time - Daylight Saving Time. Current time in Kentucky, United States with information about official Kentucky county time zones and daylight saving time. About 60% of Kentucky lies in the Eastern Time Zone, with the rest in the Central Time Zone, as follows: Central boundary counties. Check time in Kentucky right now, UTC offset and daylight saving time dates.