Richmond, Kentucky

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Richmond, Kentucky
City
Location of Richmond, Kentucky
Coordinates: 37°44′41″N 84°17′37″W / 37.74472°N 84.29361°W / 37.74472; -84.29361Coordinates: 37°44′41″N 84°17′37″W / 37.74472°N 84.29361°W / 37.74472; -84.29361
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Madison
Area
 • Total 19.3 sq mi (49.9 km2)
 • Land 19.1 sq mi (49.5 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.4 km2)
Elevation 948 ft (289 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 27,152
 • Density 1,420.4/sq mi (548.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 40475-40476
Area code(s) 859
FIPS code 21-65226
GNIS feature ID 0501827

Richmond is a city in North-central Kentucky. It is a little south of Lexington, Kentucky and is the county seat of Madison County. Eastern Kentucky University is in Richmond. It had 27,152 people in 2000 and an area of 19.3 square miles (49.5 square kilometers). It has an elevation of 948 feet (289 meters) and a density of 1,420.4/square mile (548.4/square kilometer). It is the sixth largest city in Kentucky when listed by the number of people.

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