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Why live in Lexington?

Lexington sits in Fayette County and is the second-largest community in Kentucky, but is fastly becoming the most popular. With a charm generally reserved for small towns, Lexington offers amenities galore, a strong horse community, and lots of affordable real estate. Lexington homes come in all shapes and sizes -- from starter homes to sprawling, luxury estates, you'll be able to find your dream home in Lexington.


  • Known as the "Horse Capital of the World" - 400 horse farms
  • University of Kentucky Wildcats - Big Blue Nation, everyone loves them!
  • Great city of biking, with 24 miles of shared trails, 28 miles of bike lanes
  • Farmers markets and other artisan fairs
  • Bourbon, craft breweries, wine - for those wanting to enjoy the fruits of the earth, there are many options
  • Many community festivals - popular Kentucky Crawfish Festival, Fourth of July Celebration, Bluegrass Festival
  • Culture, from arts to entertainment

Fayette County School District: http://www.fcps.net/


Neighborhoods: there is a mix of historic neighborhoods and new ones with brand new construction.


Some of Lexington's most popular neighborhoods: BeaumontChevy ChaseCave HillAshland ParkAndoverGreendaleHamburgHarrods HillHarrods View and many more.


See ongoing list of events in Lexington by visiting: http://news.rhr.com/events/category/lexington-events/