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Best Places To Live In Lexington-Fayette, KY

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  • Lexington-Fayette, KY
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 311,529
  • Great for a visitor, local amenities are great, nightlife and recreation and touristy things are authentic and, well... awesome. However, living here, some things can be a pain. Particularly traffic. …[read more]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score89
  • Garden Springs, Lexington-Fayette, KY
  • 2.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,831
88
  • Chevy Chase-Ashland Park, Lexington-Fayette, KY
  • 1.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 5,521
88
  • Mount Vernon-Hollywood-Montclair, Lexington-Fayette, KY
  • 0.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,840
88
  • Crestwood-Hinda Heights, Lexington-Fayette, KY
  • 2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,152
87
  • University Of Kentucky, Lexington-Fayette, KY
  • 0.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 7,619
87
  • Twin Oaks, Lexington-Fayette, KY
  • 2.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,864
83
  • Jamestown, Lexington-Fayette, KY
  • 4.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,938
83
  • Southland-Deerfield-Open Gates, Lexington-Fayette, KY
  • 2.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 9,035
83
  • Blueberry Hill-Brigadoon-Stoneybrook-Baralto, Lexington-Fayette, KY
  • 4.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 16,957
83
  • Meadowthorpe, Lexington-Fayette, KY
  • 2.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: n/a
81
  • Elkhorn Parks-Radcliff, Lexington-Fayette, KY
  • 3.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,213
81
  • Versailles, KY
  • 12.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,091
81
  • Midway, KY
  • 12.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,681
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  • Georgetown, KY
  • 12.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 31,708
  • Georgetown, Kentucky is a thriving city that is the 7th largest city in the state of Kentucky. There are a number of reasons why Georgetown has grown so much over the past two decades. There are many…[read more]
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  • Indian Hills-Stonewall Estates-Monticello, Lexington-Fayette, KY
  • 3.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 9,986
79
  • Paris, KY
  • 16.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,836
78
  • Reservorir, Lexington-Fayette, KY
  • 2.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 10,003
77
  • Harrodsburg, KY
  • 26.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,409
77
  • Brookhaven-Lansdowne, Lexington-Fayette, KY
  • 2.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,335
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  • Virginia Ave, Lexington-Fayette, KY
  • 0.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,381
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  • Frankfort, KY
  • 22.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 27,598
  • My only complaint is the Chamber of Commerce won't allow more corporate/commercial shopping. That said, things in that area are changing and we have a lot more shopping and dining to offer than before. …[read more]
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  • Idle Hour, Lexington-Fayette, KY
  • 3.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 10,808
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  • Douglas High School, Lexington-Fayette, KY
  • 1.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,148
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  • Warrenton-Harmitage Hills-Pinehurst, Lexington-Fayette, KY
  • 3.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,057
72
  • Nicholasville, KY
  • 10.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 29,249
  • Nicholasville is a nice, quite country town away from the chaos of city life. It has mostly everything one would need to live a comfortable life. Including popular supmartkrt chains and fast food joints.…[read more]
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  • Fairway-Liberty Heights, Lexington-Fayette, KY
  • 1.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 5,564
71
  • Marriott's Griffin Gate Golf Culb, Lexington-Fayette, KY
  • 3.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,845
70
  • High Bridge, KY
  • 18.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 264
69
  • Kenawood-Rockwood, Lexington-Fayette, KY
  • 3.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,674
69
  • Burgin, KY
  • 24.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,266
69
  • Eastland, Lexington-Fayette, KY
  • 2.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 919
69
  • Southeastern Hills, Lexington-Fayette, KY
  • 5.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 10,109
68
  • Gardenside-Colony, Lexington-Fayette, KY
  • 2.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 7,081
68
  • Eastern State Hospital, Lexington-Fayette, KY
  • 2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,353
67
  • Wilmore, KY
  • 14.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,181
67
  • Salvisa, KY
  • 21.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 481
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  • Duncan Park, Lexington-Fayette, KY
  • 1.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 7,158
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  • Holiday Hills, Lexington-Fayette, KY
  • 3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,792
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  • Cardinal Hill-Pine Meadow, Lexington-Fayette, KY
  • 1.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 7,052
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  • Hollow Creek, Lexington-Fayette, KY
  • 2.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,380
65
  • Stamping Ground, KY
  • 18.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 825
65
  • Thoroughbred Acres-Kingston, Lexington-Fayette, KY
  • 4.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,999
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  • Central Downtown, Lexington-Fayette, KY
  • 0.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 6,859
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  • Eastland Park-Dixie Plantation, Lexington-Fayette, KY
  • 3.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,468
64
  • Winchester, KY
  • 17.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 18,395
  • Winchester used to be a nice place, but between some very violent crimes that have taken place, a rampant drug problem, the city is run down, and downtown has so many prostitutes. The local government…[read more]
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  • Millersburg, KY
  • 26.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 867
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  • Castlewood Park, Lexington-Fayette, KY
  • 2.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,637
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  • Northland, Lexington-Fayette, KY
  • 2.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,422
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  • Lexington Cemetery, Lexington-Fayette, KY
  • 1.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,308
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  • Lexington Manor, Lexington-Fayette, KY
  • 1.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 751

Listed above are the best places to live in Lexington-Fayette, KY for 2020. The list of best places is compiled using the AreaVibes Livability Score which is calculated from a score out of 100 and based on various categories. These categories include: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. Displayed first is the matching location - Lexington-Fayette, KY, followed by the best places to live near Lexington-Fayette, KY, sorted by Livability Score.

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