For education, the area in and around Nicholasville includes the University of Kentucky 11 miles from Lexington as well as the Bluegrass Community and Technical College. Additionally, maybe 20 minutes away sits Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond. A further drive of about an hour gets a person in reach of three more higher education facilities including Campbellsville University and Sullivan University. For the high school and grade school level, Nicholasville is served by three high schools, and at least nine different grade schools. The County library sits in downtown Nicholasville with all the amenities of a modern library as well as a physical collection of at least 85,000 books. For public emergency support, Nicholasville boasts five different fire stations, one Children’s home, one emergency management agency, and St. Joseph’s Hospital.
In terms of recreation and entertainment, the town is in close proximity to Lake Mingo. The wider area is also well-known for offroading motorsports, wineries, bed & breakfast getaways, and golfing at Lone Oak Golf Course. A big annual draw for the town is the Kentucky Wine and Vine Fest, which gets state recognition and shows off the best wine products for the region every year.
Climate-wise, Nicholasville gets a very temperate Spring and Fall, but the summer can be a bit sticky with the higher humidity in the area. The winters, however, are far better and milder than up north. The seasons tend to be very predictable and distinct without a lot of variation.
To find out more about neighborhoods and relocation opportunities in Nicholasville, the experienced staff at Capstone Realty Consultants are ready to help. They’ve not only live in the area but handle multiple transactions, getting a hands-on feel for what the town offers new arrivals and buyers. Working with them easily insures some of the best knowledge for a transplant and out-of-town buyer.