Tates Creek, Lexington, KY

Tates Creek Neighborhood Guide Lexington, KY


Tates Creek is a vibrant neighborhood located in the southeastern part of Lexington, Kentucky. Known for its pleasant suburban atmosphere, the area is surrounded by main highways such as the New Circle Road and Alumni Drive, making it easily accessible. Its close proximity to the University of Kentucky draws a lot of students and faculty residents. Additionally, it's flanked by the picturesque Jacobson Park and Tates Creek Golf Course, providing lots of opportunities for outdoor activities.

What You Will Love About Tates Creek, Lexington, Kentucky

  • The neighborhood's diverse housing options range from modern townhouses, to traditional single-family homes, offering choices for every lifestyle.
  • The close proximity to the University of Kentucky means a steady, vibrant pulse of student life and scholarly energy.
  • Its location facilities easy access to some of Lexington's best parks and sporting facilities - perfect for outdoor enthusiasts.

What’s Nearby

Tates Creek is close to downtown Lexington, offering a host of dining, shopping and entertainment options. The Kentucky Horse Park, a world-renowned equine facility, is a short drive away. Jacobson Park, with its lake for fishing and boating, is also nearby, offering a green escape within the city limits.


Life in Tates Creek combines the lively energy of a college town with the quiet charm of suburban living. The neighborhood offers cultural activities, sporting events, and outdoor pursuits, making it an attractive place for families, students, and professionals alike.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 16 restaurants, 5 grocery stores, and 6 parks within a mile of the Tates Creek neighborhood.

    Food Land

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.8 miles

    580 Eureka Springs Dr


    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.9 miles

    1060 Chinoe Rd

    European Gourmet

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    1.0 mile

    472 Squires Rd

Tates Creek Apartments and Rentals

110 Rental properties in Tates Creek, Lexington, KY.

  • Veridian of Lexington property


    Veridian of Lexington

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    662–950 Sqft

    Upcoming Availability

  • Raintree Apartments property


    Raintree Apartments

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    550–850 Sqft

    10+ Units Available

  • Furnished Studio - Lexington - Tates Creek property


    Furnished Studio - Lexington - Tates Creek

    Studio • 1 Bath

    300 Sqft

    Contact for Availability

  • Merrick Place property


    Merrick Place

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    594–1225 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • Hartland Place Apartments property

    Contact for Price

    Hartland Place Apartments

    2 Beds • 2 Baths

    980–1150 Sqft

    Upcoming Availability

  • 3500 Laurenhaven Ct property


    3500 Laurenhaven Ct

    4 Beds • 2 Baths

    1 Unit Available

Cost of Living

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Tates Creek Demographics

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Tates Creek Reviews

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  • Near Grocery Stores


    Say 7 of 8 renters

  • Area Has Litter


    Say 6 of 8 renters

  • Near Schools


    Say 6 of 8 renters

  • Good Place To Raise A Family


    Say 6 of 8 renters

  • Busy Streets


    Say 5 of 8 renters

  • Area Has Kids Play Outside


    Say 5 of 8 renters

Tates Creek Transportation

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The Walk Score© measures walkability on a scale of 0-100 based on walking routes to destinations such as dining and drinking, groceries, and shopping.

Somewhat Bikeable

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Tates Creek Schools

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