Centrally Located

Bluegrass area, the heart of Kentucky & Madison County; within 600 miles of 50% of the U.S. population. (Pic: AGC Flat Glass North America)

County Seat

Richmond (2014 population 33,556) is the county seat of Madison County (2015 population 87,824).Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census (Pic: Asahi Forge of American Corporation)

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Market Access

Industrial Parks are 3 miles off I-75 via a four-lane highway; I-64 is just minutes north; Madison Airport is only 7 miles from the Industrial Park with commercial air in Lexington, Louisville and Cincinnati; CSX rail. (Pic: EneSys Power/Full Solutions)

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Educated, Abundant Workforce

Home of Eastern Kentucky University, American National University and Madison County Area Technology Center; labor supply of 360,777 in a 13-county regional labor market area; Kentucky Work Ready Community. (Pic: Kokoku Rubber)

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Low Business Costs & Incentives

Competitive local wage rates; KY's industrial sector electric power costs ranked 4th lowest nationwide in 2014; CNBC America’s Top States for Business, "KY ranked 2nd in business costs; 6th in cost of living." State & Local Incentives available. (Pic: Richmond Auto Parts Technology INC)

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Quality of Life

Affordable housing; Gibson Bay Recreational Complex; EKU Center for the Arts; Richmond Area Arts Center; Richmond Centre shopping center; Madison County School District was selected one of only 20 districts in the state to receive the “What Parents Want” award, a national award based on parent surveys. (Pic: Richmond Industrial Park)

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Welcome to Richmond KY!

Welcome to Richmond, Kentucky located in the heart of Madison County AND the heart of the Bluegrass State. You will find Richmond, the county seat of Madison County, to be a unique blend of small town warmth and security while still having access to the advantages of a big city.

Richmond is located 26 miles south of Lexington, Horse Capital of the World, and 110 miles southeast of Louisville, home of Churchill Downs.

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Richmond KY ... At a Glance

CENTRAL LOCATION - In the heart of Kentucky & Madison County; within 600 miles of 50% of the U.S. population.
MARKET ACCESS - Industrial Park is minutes from I-75, I-64, close to Madison, Lexington, Louisville and Cincinnati airports; CSX rail.
EDUCATED, ABUNDANT WORKFORCE - Home to Eastern Kentucky University, National College and we are a Kentucky Work Ready Community.

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Richmond ... In the News

There is so much growth and expansion going on in Madison County, in particular in Richmond. With the expansion of Madison Airport, the Town & Gown partnership with EKU's dedication to initiate growth in Richmond, and the efforts of our Industrial Development Corporation, as well as the Urban Renewal and Development and Economic Development Committees at the Richmond Chamber, there are great changes ahead!

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Featured Properties For Sale/Lease

Richmond KY is a great place to start and grow your business, where we have an abundance of available properties for sale or for lease that will meet various industry type's needs.

There are many incentives available for qualified economic developments through the State of Kentucky; local incentives may apply.

Richmond Industrial ... in the News

"Welcome to Richmond, Kentucky located in the heart of Madison County AND the heart of the Bluegrass State. You will find Richmond to be a unique blend of small town warmth and friendliness while still having access to the advantages of a big city. As the Executive Director for the Richmond Industrial Development Corporation, I invite you to take the time to learn more about our area; you will be glad you did." - David Stipes, Executive Director. [Read More]