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Nicholasville is a city in Jessamine County, in the Lexington-Fayette metro area.

Nicholasville is in the Bluegrass region.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for George Nicholas, state attorney general

The latitude of Nicholasville is 37.880N. The longitude is -84.573W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 938 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 22,251.


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Median household income
Local
$37,462
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Nicholasville demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • Jessamine County Fair - July 7-14, 2007
Dates often change. Check Nicholasville web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Jim Beam Nature Preserve, Kentucky River Palisades
Historic sites and museums: Old Jail Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Nicholasville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Jessamine County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Lexington area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 40356 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

13% of Nicholasville residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Nicholasville ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Nicholasville was $17,036, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

14% of Nicholasville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Nicholasville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $467.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $810.


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Libraries in Nicholasville include Jessamine County Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Nicholasville include Jessamine Journal

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Jessamine County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Nicholasville political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Nicholasville workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Nicholasville between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Nicholasville include Econo Lodge, Holiday Inn Express, Super 8 Motel.

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