Lexington has been named as one of the top 10 College Towns of 2013 by Livability.com.
Lexington claimed the #5 spot on the countdown, which included other college towns like Fayetteville, AR (University of Arkansas) at #9, Gainesville, FL (University of Florida) at #3, and Boulder, CO (University of Colorado) taking the #1 spot.
The website focused on University of Kentucky as the driving economic force in Lexington, highlighting various service projects completed by university students, arts and entertainment opportunities, and even the use of Rupp Arena as a revitalization tool for the downtown district. They also noted Lexington’s moderate climate, school system, and affordable housing costs as key factors in making this a wonderful family-friendly atmosphere and an attractive setting for businesses.
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