Welcome to the City of Richmond's web site. Richmond is a growing, vibrant city centrally located in the heart of Kentucky. Richmond was founded in 1798 by Colonel John Miller a Revolutionary War Soldier. On July 4, 1798 Richmond was established as the seat of Madison County. The site was officially named Richmond in honor of Miller's birthplace, Richmond, Virginia. Richmond is seeing a period of rapid growth. During the 1990's the population grew at such a rapid rate, Richmond was designated as the fastest growing city in Kentucky. We hope you enjoy our web page and come and visit Richmond, relocate to the city or decide to start a business or industry in this great and growing city.
Commissioner Jim Newby, Commissioner Donna Baird, Mayor Jim Barnes, Commissioner Robert Blythe, Commissioner Laura King