U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > Kentucky > Lexington area
Lexington area Fayette County
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
Reply Start New Thread
Old 06-16-2019, 09:37 AM
Location: Denver, CO
30,099 posts, read 13,146,570 times
Reputation: 22049


It's pronounced Dan-Vul, not Dan-VIL. Just like Louville, Piiiikevul, etc.

No worries around Lexington, but I would gravitate to being in Lex, or at least nearby for the cultural things you want. I moved to Lexington from Denver, CO for a corporate move, but originally from Philly. People are welcoming and friendly, but they'll know you're a Yankee by your accent.

"Bless your heart" doesn't mean what you think it means.
Rate this post positively Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

Old 06-16-2019, 08:03 PM
Location: North Alabama
1,176 posts, read 2,104,297 times
Reputation: 1290
Bless your heart can mean a lot of things, from heart felt sympathy to utter scorn; you soon figure it out.
Rate this post positively Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 09-23-2020, 05:56 PM
Location: Phoenix
12 posts, read 5,063 times
Reputation: 15
Originally Posted by Adamson520 View Post
I second that - I'm glad to hear it's more accepting. There were a few minutes about a decade back when I considered Lexington. My then-best friend and her husband were looking to move there from the SF Bay Area to spread out, get some land, save a ton of money, and indulge her love of horses - especially the plastic collectible kind which to my surprise, is apparently is a thing and when we visited, there was a huge plastic horse convention going on. I thought about following them and relocating there... but I struggled there. It was - and still is - the only place in the US where I've ever randomly got called "f****t" as I walked on a street, by people driving by (I think it was a carful of U-KY students). I also experienced walking in a door of a gay bar and having the regulars chew me out for entering via the front door (instead of a hidden back door) because the bar was across the street from the city police department and supposedly the cops were watching people going in and out. I added it up and decided I wasn't comfortable in that sort of atmosphere.
I think having a gay mayor changed Lexington somewhat (hopefully). But I wouldn't by any stretch of the imagination think Lexington is now progressive. I could be wrong.
Rate this post positively Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.

Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply

Over $104,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > Kentucky > Lexington area
Similar Threads

All times are GMT -6.

© 2005-2021, Advameg, Inc. · Please obey Forum Rules · Terms of Use and Privacy Policy · Bug Bounty

City-Data.com - Contact Us - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37 - Top