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Buc-ee’s to open first Kentucky location on April 19

Buc-ee’s, a huge travel plaza is scheduled to open in Richmond on April 19th.

Buc-ee‘s will unveil its newest travel center in Richmond, Kentucky, on April 19.

Located at 1013 Buc-ee’s Boulevard, the northeast corner of I-75 and Duncannon Lane, Buc-ee’s Richmond is the first Buc-ee’s in Kentucky. The store occupies more than 53,000 square feet and offers 120 fuel positions, as well as thousands of snack, meal and drink options for travelers on the go.

The new travel center also offers the same award-winning restrooms, cheap gas, products and service that have won the hearts, trust and business of millions in the South for nearly 40 years. Buc-ee’s favorites including Texas barbeque, homemade fudge, kolaches, Beaver Nuggets, jerky and fresh pastries will all be available.

Founded in 1982, Buc-ee’s now has 35 stores across Texas, including the world’s largest convenience store. Buc-ee’s began its multi-state expansion in 2019 and has since opened two travel centers in Alabama, two in Florida and two in Georgia. Buc-ee’s broke ground on its first location in South Carolina in 2020, then broke ground on its first Kentucky and Tennessee outposts in 2021, which it followed with two more ground-breakings in Alabama. In 2022, Buc-ee’s announced the development of its first stores in Colorado, Mississippi and Missouri.

Buc-ee’s Richmond will bring 175 new jobs to the area with starting pay beginning above minimum wage, full benefits, a 6% matching 401k and three weeks of paid vacation.

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