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Kentucky Guide

We are thrilled to have you join the Asbury University family. As you prepare for your move, we hope this information will be helpful for you. Please feel free to contact the Human Resources Office at (859) 858-3511, if you have any questions.

Real Estate / Home Ownership:

Business Affairs — Asbury University
Rental Housing
(859) 858-3511 ext. 2151
(Lexington-Bluegrass Association of Realtors)
(Kentucky Association of Realtors)
(KY Housing Cooperation)

Informational/Travel Websites:
(Lexington Herald-Leader Newspaper)

Drivers License:

Persons moving into Kentucky have 30 days to obtain a Kentucky Drivers license
All KY Drivers Licenses are issued in the Circuit Court Clerk’s office in the Kentucky County of Residence

Jessamine County Circuit Court
Doug Fain, Jessamine County Circuit Clerk

Fayette County Circuit Court
Wilma F. Lynch, Fayette County Circuit Clerk


Jessamine County

Fayette County

Miscellaneous Information:

Sales Tax Rate 6%
Jessamine County Payroll Tax 1%
Wilmore City Payroll Tax 2 %

Nearest Airport:

Blue Grass Airport

Jessamine County Utilities:

Jessamine County Services website:

Blue Grass Energy
(888) 546-4243

Kentucky Utilities
(800) 981-0600

Wilmore Utilities — 859-858-4411
City Of Nicholasville — 859-881-0589

Delta Natural Gas
(859) 885-4141

Automobile Registration & Voting:

Kentucky County Clerks are responsible for the administration and issuance of motor vehicle registrations and titles and for voter registration.

Jessamine County Clerk

Fayette County Clerk


Kentucky collects the following tax revenue from individuals: State Income Tax, State & Local Property Tax and Sales Tax.

Information on Kentucky taxes can be found on the following webpages:

In addition to the above state taxes, Jessamine County collects both City and County Payroll/Employment Taxes.

For more Jessamine County tax information, go to

Or you can contact the county tax administrator by phone at
859-885-3206 or by
email at