Bluegrass Army Depot

Richmond, Kentucky

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Blue Grass Army Depot (BGAD) is a U.S. Army storage facility for conventional munitions and chemical weapons. The facility is located in east central Kentucky, southeast of the cities of Lexington and Richmond, Kentucky. The 14,494-acre site, composed mainly of open fields and wooded areas, is used for munitions storage, repair of general supplies, and the disposal of munitions. The installation is used for the storage of conventional explosive munitions as well as assembled chemical weapons. The depot primarily is involved in industrial and related activities associated with the storage and maintenance of conventional and chemical munitions.

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** Data based off of 2013 census data.

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School Name Grade Type
Richmond Juvenile Detention Home
KG - 12 Public
Maggie L. Walker Gov. Sch.
KG - 12 Public
Richmond Day Reporting Cntr
KG - 12 Public
Metro Richmond Alternative Ed
KG - 12 Public
J.e.b. Stuart Elem.
PK - 5 Public
Chandler Middle
6 - 8 Public
Albert Hill Middle
6 - 8 Public
Amelia Street Sp. Ed.
PK - 12 Public
Binford Middle
6 - 8 Public
Blackwell Elem.
PK - 5 Public
Chimborazo Elem.
PK - 5 Public
Clark Springs Elem.
PK - 5 Public
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Navy Federal Credit Union Richmond

5445 Glenside Dr
Richmond, VA 23228

Navy Federal Credit Union Colonial Heights

1082 Temple Ave
Colonial Heights, VA 23834

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Cities Near Bluegrass Army Depot

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City Distance Population Avg. Home Price Avg. Monthly Rent
Hopewell 19.1 miles 22,375 $139,400 $820
Chester 12.4 miles 21,355 $211,900 $928
Colonial Heights 18.7 miles 17,542 $181,300 $881
Mechanicsville 9.4 miles 36,991 $229,600 $1,065
Laurel 7.6 miles 16,123 $189,100 $1,002
Bon Air 5.3 miles 16,857 $217,900 $1,115
Meadowbrook 6.8 miles 19,263 $180,800 $936
Short Pump 11.7 miles 27,034 $362,200 $1,260
Ettrick 19.9 miles 5,660 $148,400 $851
East Highland Park 5.9 miles 14,235 $144,300 $922

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