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Cardinal Valley is a neighborhood in western Lexington, Kentucky, just 10 minutes from the downtown area. This community is bounded on the south by Versailles Road and on the east by the railroad tracks. The northern and western boundaries are less conspicuous, but fall short of U.S. Highway 60/State Highway 4 and Cambridge Drive, respectively. This Fayette County neighborhood is in the 40504 zip code area.
This decent-sized neighborhood spans nearly .70 square miles and has more than 2,700 residents. Most of the homes here were built in the 1960s, but some newer construction has taken place as recently as the 1990s, and some homes date back as far as pre-1940. The average household income in Cardinal Valley – $34,478 – was somewhat lower than the state median of $41,538, as of 2008.
Several amenities and attractions are situated just outside of Cardinal Valley neighborhood bounds. To the north and east are Valley Park, Preston Spring, and McConnel Spring. A handful of additional neighborhood parks are situated within a few miles of the neighborhood as well. To the south are the Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital and the big Elm Country Club. Further southeast, close to the downtown area, are two addition health care centers for Cardinal Valley residents to choose from – St. Joseph Health System and Central Baptist Hospital.
Also near the downtown area is the University of Kentucky campus. This large college campus spans several square miles and offers amenities like the Commonwealth Stadium and the University of Kentucky Arboretum. The only land-grant research university in the state, UK has been ranked among the top 100 universities in the country for various programs, departments, and resources.