The New International Encyclopædia/Richmond (Kentucky)
RICHMOND. A city and the county-seat of Madison County, Ky., 50 miles southeast of Frankfort, on the Louisville and Nashville and other railroads (Map: Kentucky, G 3). It is the seat of the Madison Female Institute. Farming and the breeding of horses constitute the principal industries. Population, in 1890, 5073; in 1900, 4653.