Place:Richmond, Madison, Kentucky, United States

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NameRichmond
TypeCity
Coordinates37.745°N 84.294°W
Located inMadison, Kentucky, United States
Contained Places
Cemetery
John Black Cemetery
Richmond Cemetery
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
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Richmond is a city in and the county seat of Madison County, Kentucky, United States. It is named after Richmond, Virginia, and is the home of Eastern Kentucky University. The population of Richmond was 32,112 in 2012. Richmond is Kentucky's seventh-largest city (after Louisville, Lexington, Bowling Green, Owensboro, Covington, and Hopkinsville), the third largest city in the Bluegrass region (after Louisville and Lexington), and the largest city between Lexington and Knoxville located along Interstate 75. Richmond serves as the center for work and shopping for south central Kentucky. Richmond is the principal city of the Richmond–Berea Micropolitan Statistical Area, which includes all of Madison and Rockcastle counties.

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