Communities/Frankfort, Kentucky
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St Clair Street is home to restaurants, breweries, shopping and more. (Photo Credit: Gene Burch)
Paddle down the Kentucky River (Photo Credit: Visit Frankfort)
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Life In Frankfort, Kentucky

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As the capital of Kentucky, remote workers will love to see how Frankfort is known as "Kentucky Distilled."

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Population

28,595

Internet Speed Rating

1000 Mbps

Closest Airport

Lexington (LEX) • 23 mi

Weather (High/Low)

86 / 39

Median Home Value (3BR, 2BA)

$195,642

Frankfort: FUN FACT

Frankfort is the birthplace of the famous Kentucky Bourbon Ball, introduced by Rebecca Gooch and Ruth Hanly Booe. This story begins in 1919, when two substitute teachers decided to venture into business, something unheard of for women back in that time. Learn more about their story, and get a taste of their success, when you visit Rebecca Ruth Candy Tours and Museum in Frankfort, KY.

Awards & Press

The sun shines bright: FPB dedicates local solar array

The sun shines bright: FPB dedicates local solar array

Kentucky Recreation and Parks Society

Dolly Graham Park Facility of the Year

Honorable Mention as Bicycle Friendly Community

Honorable Mention as Bicycle Friendly Community

A national bicycle organization, League of American Bicyclists, has recognized Frankfort as being a place that is particularly friendly toward cyclists.

Frankfort Reconnecting Communities Pilot Project Grant

Frankfort Reconnecting Communities Pilot Project Grant

To support design and engineering for pedestrian safety improvements

Oldest Whiskey Distillery in the US

Oldest Whiskey Distillery in the US

200 years old and going strong!

Frankfort becomes 3rd city in Kentucky to adopt CROWN Act.

Frankfort becomes 3rd city in Kentucky to adopt CROWN Act.

The Frankfort City Commission passed the Fairness Ordinance in 2013

The Frankfort City Commission passed the Fairness Ordinance in 2013

Green Initiative

Green Initiative

program to give Frankfort residents, small businesses, and organizations bulk-purchasing power to obtain discounted rates on solar installations

Positivity Bench awarded by The Links, Inc. in honor of Frankfort native mother and long-time parks manager, Dolly Graham.

Positivity Bench awarded by The Links, Inc. in honor of Frankfort native mother and long-time parks manager, Dolly Graham.

Greening America’s Capitals is a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) program to help state capitals develop an implementable vision of distinctive, environmentally friendly neighborhoods that incorporate innovative green infrastructure strategies.

Greening America’s Capitals is a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) program to help state capitals develop an implementable vision of distinctive, environmentally friendly neighborhoods that incorporate innovative green infrastructure strategies.

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Frankfort, the capital of Kentucky, is a picturesque small city located in the heart of Kentucky's Bluegrass Region. The city is known for its rich history, natural beauty, and thriving arts and culture scene. Situated on the banks of the Kentucky River, Frankfort offers residents access to fishing, boating, and other outdoor recreational activities.

The residents of Frankfort are proud of their city and are known for their friendly nature and warm hospitality. With a vibrant downtown area, residents have a wide range of options for dining, shopping, and entertainment, making it a great option for those seeking a more urban lifestyle in a smaller city.

For remote workers, Frankfort offers a number of amenities and services, including high-speed internet and coffee shops. The city also has a number of parks and green spaces, providing a peaceful escape from the demands of work and a chance to connect with nature.

In terms of education, Frankfort is home to a number of quality schools, both public and private, and is home to Kentucky State University, a historically black university. The city also has a strong healthcare sector, providing residents with quality medical care close to home.

Frankfort is a unique and welcoming community that offers a vibrant and diverse lifestyle, surrounded by natural beauty and friendly people. Whether you're seeking a change of pace or simply a new home, Frankfort is a great option for remote workers looking for an urban lifestyle in a smaller city setting.

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