Lexington Economic Partnership 


Come experience the heartbeat of the bluegrass in Lexington, the birthplace of the international bourbon industry and the Horse Capitol of the World.

As the home of some of the world's most recognizable corporations, Lexington makes sure residents have the opportunity to compete for good jobs.

With the University of Kentucky and Transylvania University, two world-class universities, in the heart of our city, students are preparing for any job in any role.

Lexington is a great place to raise family with our nationally recognized public school system, along with a host of prestigious private schools. The Lexington Public Library has multiple well funded branches throughout the city and provides a gateway to learning for people of all ages.

Families can embrace local tradition and international diversity through annual festivals, cultural activities, cuisine, live entertainment, local shops, farmer's markets, parks, and more.

#3 Safest City in America
- Safewise
#3 Best City with the Highest Salaries and Lowest Cost of Living
- GoBankingsRates.com
41% of the Population has a Bachelor's Degree or Higher
- U.S. Census Bureau
#3 Best City to Raise a Family
- Zumper.com
A Top 10 Best Big City to Live In
- Money Magazine

Small Business Economic Recovery Program

Following the success of last year’s Economic Stimulus Grant Program created by the City of Lexington, the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council has approved a second round of funds for the Small Business Economic Recovery Program. Commerce Lexington Inc. has been contracted to manage the program through the framework of its existing Access Loan small business financing program. 

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Lexington feels like home.