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Welcome to Lexington ...

The city of Lexington is located in Oglethorpe County<1> and is the County Seat for Oglethorpe County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Lexington has a population of 230 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Lexington.

Lexington is 700 feet [213 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Lexington lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Lexington: (706) and (762)<4>

The ZIP code for Lexington: 30648<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lexington had an population of 230 people. This is an increase of 0.88% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lexington had a population of 228 people. This makes Lexington the county's 3rd most populous community.

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

Adding Lexington to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Lexington in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Lexington was

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Lexington on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Lexington ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 42 communities that are also named Lexington - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), California, 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.

  • Athens [Clarke County]
  • Chamberlin [Clarke County]
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    • Chamberlin [Clarke County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the west of Lexington
    • Estimated population in 2019: 30,307 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chamberlin have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chamberlin
  • Carters Grove [Taliaferro County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carters Grove
    • Carters Grove [Taliaferro County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Lexington
    • Estimated population in 2019: 21,760 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carters Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carters Grove
  • Watkinsville [Oconee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Watkinsville
    • Watkinsville [Oconee County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Lexington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,962 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Watkinsville have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Watkinsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Watkinsville<7>
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    • Union Point [Greene County]
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      • Union Point [Greene County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Lexington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,977 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union Point
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Union Point<7>
    • Comer [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Comer
      • Comer [Madison County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the north of Lexington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,302 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Comer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Comer<7>
    • Spartan Lane [Oconee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spartan Lane
      • Spartan Lane [Oconee County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Lexington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,230 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spartan Lane have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spartan Lane
    • Winterville [Clarke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winterville
      • Winterville [Clarke County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Lexington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,229 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winterville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winterville<7>
    • Marshall Estates [Oconee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marshall Estates
      • Marshall Estates [Oconee County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Lexington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,227 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marshall Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marshall Estates
    • Patterson [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Patterson
      • Patterson [Madison County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Lexington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 755 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Patterson have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Patterson

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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About Oglethorpe County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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 Oglethorpe County: www.onlineoglethorpe.com

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Oglethorpe, 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 (762) is an overlay for area code (706).
<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 city (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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Lexington) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), 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 LexingtonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lexington. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8697, Longitude: -83.1118    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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