About Lexington

Welcome to a great city in the nation for professionals and entrepreneurs

The city of Lexington is a great place to live and learn. Serving as the healthcare, retail, financial, educational, cultural and entertainment center for both Central and Eastern Kentucky, Lexington features many of the advantages of a large city with the charm and hospitality of a small town. Reputable companies and employers such as Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Lexmark International, Big Ass Solutions, Valvoline, Link Belt, LBX, Tempur Sealy, Amazon.com, Xerox, Hitachi and Lockheed Martin all have a major corporate presence in the area. Combine that with numerous healthcare, retail, and manufacturing centers, along with a rapidly growing high-tech sector, it's easy to see why Lexington is one of the top cites in the nation for entrepreneurs and professionals. 

Lexington Highlights

#1 Chamber of the Year, Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives

#1 Best Midsized City for New College Grads Starting Careers, Onlinedegrees.com

#5 Best-Run Cities in America, WalletHub

#7 Best Mid-Sized Cities for Jobs, Forbes

#8 Best Cities to Start a Business, HeroPay 

#8 City with the Lowest Startup Costs, Smart Asset

#14 City with the Fastest Growing Rate of New Startups, FiveThirtyEight

#16 Best Large City to Live In, Wallet Hub​

#17 Top High-Tech Hotspots, The Atlantic Cities

#22 Best Job Opportunities in America, Niche

#30 Best City for Women in the Workforce, Nerd Wallet

#31 Best Mid-Sized City to Make a Living, Money Geek 

#34 Best Places for Business and Careers, Forbes

Helpful Websites

Visit Lex.com - The official tourism site for vacation, meeting, convention and group tour planning information in the Horse Capital of the World
Commerce Lexington - Information on tourism, business, events, community, area demographics and networking
City of Lexington - Learn more about the city of Lexington, Kentucky including neighborhoods, recreation and community services
Share the Lex - Great site to view and share what people most love about living in the city of Lexington #ShareTheLex 
Kentucky Tourism - See, do, taste, stay and plan all things Kentuckian
University of Kentucky Virtual Tour - Take a virtual 360 tour of the University of Kentucy campus and nearby attractions