Other cities in the 859 area code include: Winchester, Danville, Berea, Paris, Alexandria, Versailles, Harrodsburg, Mount Sterling, Cynthiana, Wilmore, Lancaster, Springfield, Mount Vernon, Dry Ridge, Falmouth, Carlisle, Midway, Jeffersonville, Warsaw, Burgin, Perryville, North Middletown, Butler, Glencoe, Willisburg, Berry, Mackville, California, Sparta, Walton, Millersburg, Junction City, and Corinth.
Lexington, consolidated with Fayette County, is the second-largest city in Kentucky and the 61st largest in the United States. Known as the "Horse Capital of the World", it is the heart of the state's Bluegrass region. With a mayor-alderman form of government, it is one of two cities in Kentucky designated by the state as first-class ; the other is the state's largest city of Louisville. [a] In the 2016 U.S. Census Estimate, the city's population was 318,449, anchoring a metropolitan area of 506,751 people and a combined statistical area of 723,849 people. Lexington ranks tenth among US cities in college education rate, with 39.5% of residents having at least a bachelor's degree.
Richmond is a home rule-class city in and the county seat of Madison County, Kentucky, United States. It is named after Richmond, Virginia, and is the home of Eastern Kentucky University. The population was 33,533 in 2015. Richmond is the third-largest city in the Bluegrass region (after Louisville and Lexington) and the state's sixth-largest city. Richmond serves as the center for work and shopping for south-central Kentucky. Richmond is the principal city of the Richmond– Berea Micropolitan Statistical Area, which includes all of Madison and Rockcastle counties.
Nicholasville is a home rule-class city in Jessamine County, Kentucky, in the United States. It is the seat of its county. The population was 28,015 during the 2010 U.S. Census, making Nicholasville the 11th-largest settlement in the state.Since the late 20th century, Nicholasville has undergone rapid growth; the population increased 380% between 1970 and 2010. The city serves as both a residential area for Lexington -area commuters and as an employment and shopping center for central Kentucky. The city is home to the Kentucky Wine & Vine Fest. The annual festival showcases wines from commercial vineyards and amateur winemakers from across Kentucky and the surrounding region.
The 859 area code lies within the Eastern Daylight Time Zone (or EDT). The current time in EDT is 5:33 AM on Jul 07, 2020.