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Richmond, Kentucky At a Glance  

Richmond has been consistently listed in the top 50 industrial sites in the Untied States by Site Selector Magazine. 

County Seat – Richmond (population 36,129) is the county seat of Madison County (population 95,187). Source U.S. Census Bureau July 2022.

Market Access – Industrial Park within 3 miles of I-75 via four-lane divided highway; I-75 extends through the heart of Madison County and connects us with 1-64; corporate jet access at Madison County Airport and commercial access at Lexington, Louisville and Cincinnati; rail access via CSX.

Educated, Abundant Workforce – Home to Eastern Kentucky University, National College and Madison County Area Technology Center Ignite Academy; available labor supply of 360,777. in a 13 county regional labor market; Kentucky Work Ready Community.

Low Business Costs – Kentucky ranked #1 in competitive utility rates during a 2021 survey of site location consultants; a CNBC Special Report, America’s Top States for Business, 2012 ranked Kentucky 1st in overall cost of doing business and 4th in cost of living; local wage rates are competitive.

Incentives – For qualified economic developments through the Commonwealth of Kentucky (; local incentives may apply.

Room to Grow – 157 acres shovel-ready land; streets w/curbs are installed; the environmental, archaeological, wetland and karst assessments have been completed; acreage to be configured to meet your needs.

Comprehensive Health Care – Served by Baptist Health Richmond, a part of Baptist Healthcare Systems and a regional healthcare center with a medial staff of more than 70 physicians including 23 specialties as well as primary care.

Quality of Life – Affordable housing, EKU Center for the Arts is a 2,100 seat venue; Richmond Centre has premier shopping, dining and entertainment; Berea “Arts and Crafts Capital of Kentucky”, is also located in Madison County and home to Berea College; Madison County School District was selected one of the only 20 districts in the state to receive the “What Parents Want” award, a national award based on parent surveys.