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Why Lancaster, Garrard County, Kentucky?

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Located South of Lexington, Lancaster is known for being the site of the Kennedy House, said to have been used in Uncle Tom's Cabin. Lancaster serves as the county seat of Garrard County and sits in the Bluegrass Region of Kentucky at the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains.


Lancaster has a rich history and is home to the beautifully restored Governor William Owsley House, a popular tourist attraction. The city also hosts many community events year-round, including fairs, festivals and parties.

Data Name Value Percent
Total Population 17,226  
Median Age 42.4  
Bachelor's Degree or Higher, Age 25+ 1,916 15.72%
High School Degree or Higher, Age 25+ 9,787 80.28%
Civilian Labor Force 8,052 58.36%
Median Household Income $47,906  
Major airports within area + 100 mile radius
Airport Name
Blue Grass
Louisville Intl-Standiford Field
Regional airports within area + 100 mile radius None
General aviation airports within area + 50 mile radius
Airport Name
Central Kentucky Rgnl
Lebanon Springfield-George Hoerter Field
Liberty-Casey County
Stuart Powell Field