About Richmond, KY


As the third largest city in the Bluegrass Region, Richmond is a hub for business and recreation in south central Kentucky. The city received its name when Revolutionary War soldier Colonel John Miller founded it in 1798. He decided to name this new piece of land after his hometown of Richmond, Virginia. Since then, however, Richmond, Kentucky has definitely taken this name and made it its own, growing to become the state's seventh largest city.

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