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Welcome to Lexington ...

The town of Lexington is located in Lauderdale County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Lexington has a population of 709 people<2> (see below for details).

Lexington is 760 feet [232 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Lexington lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Lexington: (256) and (938)<4>

The ZIP code for Lexington: 35648<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lexington had an population of 709 people. This is a decrease of 3.54% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.6% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lexington had a population of 735 people. This makes Lexington the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Lexington represents 0.02% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 292nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 735 people, the population of Lexington decreased 12.5% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 840 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Lexington.

Communities Also Named Lexington ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 42 communities that are also named Lexington - they are located in Arkansas (2), California, Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana (2), Iowa (2), Kansas (4), Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota (2), Mississippi, Missouri (2), Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio (4), Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia (3) and Washington.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Lexington.

Communities near Lexington ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Lexington.

  • Lawrenceburg [Lawrence County]
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    • Lawrenceburg [Lawrence County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Lexington
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,035 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lawrenceburg have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lawrenceburg<8>
  • Liberty Grove [Lawrence County]
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    • Liberty Grove [Lawrence County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the north of Lexington
    • Estimated population in 2014: 7,825 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Liberty Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Liberty Grove
  • New Prospect [Lawrence County]
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    • New Prospect [Lawrence County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of Lexington
    • Estimated population in 2014: 6,880 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Prospect have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Loretto [Lawrence County]
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    • Loretto [Lawrence County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Lexington
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,771 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Loretto have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Loretto<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Rogersville [Lauderdale County]
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      • Rogersville [Lauderdale County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Lexington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,251 people
      • Former name for Rogersville:
      • Rodgersville
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rogersville<8>
    • Corning [Wayne County] - Historic
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      • Corning [Wayne County] was located 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Lexington
      • Estimated population in 2014: 1,210 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Corning have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Killen [Lauderdale County]
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      • Killen [Lauderdale County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Lexington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 955 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Killen have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Killen<8>
    • Saint Joseph [Lawrence County]
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      • Saint Joseph [Lawrence County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Lexington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 829 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Joseph have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Joseph
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Joseph<8>
    • Saint Florian [Lauderdale County]
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      • Saint Florian [Lauderdale County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Lexington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 670 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Florian have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Minor Hill [Giles County]
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      • Minor Hill [Giles County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Lexington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 531 people
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To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Lexington. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Lexington.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Lexington. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Lexington.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Lexington. See our Newspapers Page for Lexington.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lexington ...

Looking for more information about Lexington? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Lexington, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Lexington.

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Lexington. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Lauderdale, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Lexington.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lexington - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Lexington). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Lexington or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Lexington) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Lexington. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lexington

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lexington. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9694, Longitude: -87.3711    
<7>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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