What Lexingtonians googled this year

2023’s Google Year in Search is out — check out what Lexingtonians were searching most this year (it might surprise you).

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Did you search “Eras Tour dates” this year? So did the rest of the US — but this is what Lexingtonians were googling on a more local level.

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It may come as no surprise that Taylor Swift was one of the most-searched people on Google this year, but what about the fact Lexington was the only place in the US with “pressure washing near me” as a top trending search?

2023’s Google Year in Search is out, and its local search function provides an interesting peek into our city’s queries. Take a look at what we were searching most this year (plus, our answers to your searches — we may not be Google, but we know a thing or two about where to find the best coffee in town).

Unique local searches

  • Top trending “tour” search in Lexington| Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour
  • Top trending “TV show” search in Lexington | “The Last of Us” on Max

  • “Air quality near me” | If you’re looking to soak in that fresh Kentucky air, our guide to parks has you covered.
  • “Pressure washing near me” | The crew at Men In Kilts is here to help start your spring cleaning needs early.
  • “Optometrist near me” | Wear your sunglasses at night by learning about Louisville-based brand Shady Rays.
  • “Veterinarian near me” | While we’re not medical professionals, we know the perfect spots to butter up Fido after their appointment.
  • “Podiatrist near me” | Let the doctors at UK Healthcare kick off your year on the right foot.

The fact that “LEXtoday” wasn’t a top local search only hurts our feelings a little bit. There’s always next year.