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Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky

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Welcome to Lexington-Fayette ...

Lexington-Fayette is located in Fayette County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Lexington-Fayette has a population of 318,449 people<1> (see below for details).

Lexington-Fayette is 1,000 feet [305 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Lexington-Fayette lies within the (859) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lexington-Fayette had a population of 295,803 people (which is 100% of the total population of Fayette County).

The population of Lexington-Fayette represents 6.82% of the total population of Kentucky (which has 4,339,367 people).

With a 2010 count of 295,803 people, the population of Lexington-Fayette increased 13.55% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 260,512 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Lexington-Fayette had an population of 318,449 people. This is an increase of 7.66% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 22.24% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Lexington-Fayette ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   2016
Georgetown   [Map]   33,440   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Lexington   [Map]   ---   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Midway   [Map]   1,706   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Nicholasville   [Map]   30,006   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
North Middletown   [Map]   646   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Paris   [Map]   9,840   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Lexington-Fayette.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Lexington-Fayette. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Lexington-Fayette. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Lexington-Fayette.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Lexington-Fayette:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lexington-Fayette ...

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

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

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Lexington-Fayette, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Lexington-Fayette.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Lexington-Fayette. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Lexington-Fayette.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lexington-Fayette - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in Lexington-Fayette. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Lexington-Fayette) 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-Fayette. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lexington-Fayette

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lexington-Fayette. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.0498, Longitude: -84.4585     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lexington-Fayette have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Lexington-Fayette.