Richmond, Kentucky Real Estate & Homes for Sale
The community of Richmond is located in Bluegrass Country in eastern- central Kentucky about 25 miles from Lexington-Fayette, and roughly 360 miles from Chicago. Originally named for the same city in Virginia, Richmond serves as the county seat of Madison County. With a land area of approximately 19 square miles, Richmond was home to American frontiersmen Daniel Boone and Kit Carson, and is now home to over 35,000 residents.
The economy within the neighborhood is well developed and includes employment opportunities such as: educational, health and social services, retail trade, manufacturing, arts, entertainment recreation, accommodation and food services. Residents with children from grades K-12 will find excellent educational amenities through the Madison County School District with over three public high schools and seven public primary/middle schools. Those in pursuit of a degree in higher education will find over five nearby colleges and universities at their disposal, including Eastern Kentucky University and the University of Kentucky.
Recreational opportunities in the neighborhood offer amenities for all ages, including museums, and parks such as Fort Boonesborough State Park and Hummel Planetarium and Space Theatre.
Richmond, KY City Guide