Located just south of sprawling Lexington off of I-75, Richmond and surrounding towns like Berea, Waco and Kirksville are wonderful places to work and play. You can enjoy nearby historical Fort Boonesborough State Park or golf clubs like Gibson Bay. Richmond also has summer fun at Paradise Cove Aquatic Center and unique antique shopping opportunities!
The city's rich history, dating to the 1790s, contributes to the area's successful tourism industry, but other sectors also play a role in the growing economy! Important sectors include manufacturing, hunting and fishing, education and mining with employers like Blue Grass Plating Co LLC, B &H Tool Works Inc. and The Okonite Company. Many other opportunities can be found in nearby Lexington at Central Baptist Hospital and Lexmark International. The area also has higher education options like Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond or University of Kentucky in Lexington. Great public school systems include Berea Independent schools and Madison County Schools, which has multiple award-winning staff members. Make Richmond your new home today!