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Welcome to Nicholasville ...

The city of Nicholasville is located in Jessamine County<1> and is the County Seat for Jessamine County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Nicholasville has a population of 30,827 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Nicholasville.

Nicholasville is 1,010 feet [308 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Nicholasville lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Nicholasville: (859)

The ZIP codes for Nicholasville: 40340, 40356<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Nicholasville had an population of 30,827 people. This is an increase of 10.04% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 56.64% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Nicholasville had a population of 28,015 people (or 57.66% of the total population of Jessamine County). This makes Nicholasville the county's most populous community.

The population of Nicholasville represents 0.65% of the total population of Kentucky (which has 4,339,367 people), making it the state's 10th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 28,015 people, the population of Nicholasville increased 42.35% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 19,680 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Nicholasville.

Communities Also Named Nicholasville ...

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Nicholasville.

Communities near Nicholasville ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Nicholasville.

  • Lexington - Fayette [Fayette County]
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    • Lexington - Fayette [Fayette County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Nicholasville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 324,735 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lexington - Fayette have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lexington - Fayette
  • Richmond [Madison County]
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    • Richmond [Madison County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Nicholasville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 36,800 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richmond<7>
  • Danville [Boyle County]
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    • Danville [Boyle County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Nicholasville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,970 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Danville<7>
  • Versailles [Woodford County]
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    • Versailles [Woodford County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Nicholasville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,308 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Versailles<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Harrodsburg [Mercer County]
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      • Harrodsburg [Mercer County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Nicholasville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,544 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrodsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrodsburg<7>
    • Lancaster [Garrard County]
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      • Lancaster [Garrard County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Nicholasville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,840 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lancaster have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lancaster<7>
    • Midway [Woodford County]
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      • Midway [Woodford County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Nicholasville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,915 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Midway have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Midway
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Midway<7>
    • Burgin [Mercer County]
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      • Burgin [Mercer County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Nicholasville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 994 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burgin<7>
    • Logana [Jessamine County]
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      • Logana [Jessamine County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the east of Nicholasville
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    • Wilmore [Jessamine County]
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      • Wilmore [Jessamine County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the west of Nicholasville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,343 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilmore
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilmore<7>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Nicholasville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Nicholasville.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Nicholasville. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Nicholasville.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Nicholasville. Our list includes 13 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Nicholasville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Nicholasville ...

Looking for more information about Nicholasville? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Nicholasville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Nicholasville.

Adding Nicholasville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Nicholasville in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Nicholasville was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Nicholasville on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Kentucky (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Nicholasville on our Genealogy Page.

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Nicholasville. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Kentucky: https://kentucky.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Kentucky's counties, including Jessamine, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Nicholasville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Nicholasville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Nicholasville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Nicholasville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Nicholasville) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Nicholasville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from NicholasvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Nicholasville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.8814, Longitude: -84.5728    
<6>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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