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It is the native village of the famous Ukrainian writer Bohdan Lepky.
Zhukiv is located on banks of the river Zolota Lypa near Mountain Him, which is the largest mountain in Zhukiv. Population - 828 persons (2014). Yards - 240.
The first written mention - 1420. Then Zhukiv received Magdeburg rights owned settlement was J. Labonte of Zhukiv. 1530 Zhukiv - Mikolay Sieniavski property. In 1626 as a result of the attack Tatar village was destroyed by 54%. In 1880 there lived and worked Sylvester Lepky (pen name Mark Marian Murawa). There he is buried. He was the father of Bohdan Lepky.
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