Richmond, Kentucky

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Richmond, Kentucky
Location of Richmond, Kentucky
Location of Richmond, Kentucky
Coordinates: Coordinates: 37°44′41″N 84°17′37″W / 37.74472°N 84.29361°W / 37.74472; -84.29361
CountryUnited States
StateKentucky
CountyMadison
Area
 • Total19.3 sq mi (49.9 km2)
 • Land19.1 sq mi (49.5 km2)
 • Water0.1 sq mi (0.4 km2)
Elevation
948 ft (289 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total27,152
 • Density1,420.4/sq mi (548.4/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
40475-40476
Area code(s)859
FIPS code21-65226
GNIS feature ID0501827

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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