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Welcome to Lexington ...

The Town of Lexington is located in Greene County<1>.

The location of Lexington has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Lexington has a population of 769 people<3> (see below for details).

Lexington is 1,600 feet [488 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Lexington lies within the (518) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lexington had an population of 769 people. This is a decrease of 4.47% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.35% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Lexington had a population of 805 people. This makes Lexington the county's 14th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 805 people, the population of Lexington decreased 3.01% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 830 people).

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

Communities near Lexington ...

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

  • Cairo [Greene County]
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    • Cairo [Greene County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Lexington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,420 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cairo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cairo
  • Woodstock [Ulster County]
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    • Woodstock [Ulster County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Lexington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,756 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodstock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodstock
  • Olive [Ulster County]
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    • Olive [Ulster County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Lexington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,271 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Olive have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Middletown [Delaware County]
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    • Middletown [Delaware County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Lexington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,392 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middletown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middletown
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    • Shandaken [Ulster County]
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      • Shandaken [Ulster County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Lexington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,928 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shandaken have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Durham [Greene County]
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      • Durham [Greene County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Lexington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,651 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Durham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Hunter [Greene County]
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      • Hunter [Greene County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Lexington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,621 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hunter have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Roxbury [Delaware County]
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      • Roxbury [Delaware County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Lexington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,296 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roxbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Stamford [Delaware County]
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      • Stamford [Delaware County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Lexington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,083 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stamford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Windham [Greene County]
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      • Windham [Greene County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Lexington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,683 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Windham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windham

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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of New York

About Greene County

About New York

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 State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Greene, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Lexington.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lexington - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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: 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: 42.1976, Longitude: -74.3604       In this case, the coordinates for Lexington have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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