239 W Main St, Richmond, KY 40475 1 859 623 1000 Justice, Education, Industry


Our History

The City of Richmond was founded in 1798 by Colonel John Miller, a Revolutionary War soldier. According to tradition, Miller was attracted to the area by the good spring water and friendly Native Americans.

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Elected Officials

Richmond operates under a City Manager form of government. The citizens elect a mayor and four city commissioners which form the Board of Commissioners.

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Tee It Up

Designed by Michael Hurdzan in 1993, Gibson Bay Golf Course was recognized as an honorable mention by Golf Digest for best new public golf course in the United States. This 7,100 yard, par 72 course is located along Richmond’s 450 acre Lake Reba recreational complex.

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Attention City of Richmond Residents

Advanced Disposal is responsible for picking up all bulk items and anything else in a container or bag

The City of Richmond is responsible for picking up loose leaves and/or brush only


What are you looking for?

Fun and Recreation

Whether it is a cool dip in the pool, a round of 18 holes, or a relaxing stroll through the park, Richmond has it all!

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Public Services

Public services offered by the city provide responsive, effective and professional day to day services that enhance the quality of life of residents in Richmond.

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Basic organizational actions with of the city such as taxes, business licenses, building permits, zoning, industrial development.

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Public Information

In Richmond, access to government records is a first priority. Many city records are now available online: Open Records Requests; Recent City Ordinances; Commission Meeting Agenda, Minutes, and Videos.

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Get Involved And Stay Informed!

CIty of Richmond Ordinances

A city ordinance is a type of law, rule, or regulation made by a city government.

Community Site

Visit the new City of Richmond’s Community website. 

Commission Agendas, Meetings, and Videos

Commission Agendas, Meetings, and Videos

City Calendar

Scheduled events for the City of Richmond.

City Hall

Physical Address
239 West Main St.
Richmond, KY 40475
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 250
Richmond, KY
Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 4:30pm
Phone: 859.623.1000
Fax: 859.623.7618