Richmond, Kentucky is a vibrant city of around 35,000 people, situated in the Bluegrass region of the state. It is nestled in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, with the Kentucky River forming its northern border. The city covers an area of 53.28 square kilometers, with 19.2 square kilometers of land and 0.65 square kilometers of water. Richmond is located 110 miles southeast of Louisville and 26 miles south of Lexington.
Cincinnati, Ohio and its surrounding area are about 112 miles north of the city. The Richmond-Berea micropolitan area, which includes both Madison and Rockcastle counties, is centered here. The Bluegrass region is renowned for its picturesque horse farms and its close proximity to the Appalachian Mountains. Richmond is an ideal destination for those looking to explore the beauty of Kentucky's natural landscape.