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Welcome to New Lexington ...

The village of New Lexington is located in Perry County<1> and is the County Seat for Perry County.

The pronunciation of New Lexington: LEX-ing-tuhn<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, New Lexington has a population of 4,663 people<3> (see below for details).

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

New Lexington is 920 feet [280 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for New Lexington: (740)

The ZIP code for New Lexington: 43764<5>

Websites for New Lexington ...

Official Website: www.newlexington.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, New Lexington had an population of 4,663 people. This is a decrease of 1.44% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.55% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, New Lexington had a population of 4,731 people (which is 13.12% of the total population of Perry County). This makes New Lexington the county's most populous community.

The population of New Lexington represents 0.04% of the population of Ohio (which has 11,536,504 people), making it the state's 254th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,731 people, the population of New Lexington has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,689 people).

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

Communities Also Named New Lexington ...

While we believe that this New Lexington is located in Perry County, we know of another 2 Ohio communities named New Lexington. Those communities are located in the following counties: Knox and Preble County.

Beyond Ohio, there are 5 communities that are also named New Lexington - they are located in Alabama, Kansas and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near New Lexington ...

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

  • Zanesville [Muskingum County]
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    • Zanesville [Muskingum County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northeast of New Lexington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,193 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Zanesville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Zanesville<7>
  • Logan [Hocking County]
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    • Logan [Hocking County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of New Lexington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,933 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Logan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Logan<7>
  • Nelsonville [Athens County]
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    • Nelsonville [Athens County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of New Lexington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,119 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nelsonville have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nelsonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nelsonville<7>
  • Crooksville [Perry County]
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    • Crooksville [Perry County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northeast of New Lexington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,476 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crooksville have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crooksville<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • South Zanesville [Muskingum County]
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      • South Zanesville [Muskingum County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northeast of New Lexington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,095 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Zanesville have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Roseville [Muskingum County]
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      • Roseville [Muskingum County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northeast of New Lexington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,833 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roseville have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roseville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roseville<7>
    • Glouster [Athens County]
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      • Glouster [Athens County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southeast of New Lexington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,779 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glouster have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glouster
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glouster<7>
    • McConnelsville [Morgan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McConnelsville
      • McConnelsville [Morgan County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of New Lexington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,720 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McConnelsville have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McConnelsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McConnelsville<7>
    • Bremen [Fairfield County]
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      • Bremen [Fairfield County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the west of New Lexington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,466 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bremen have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bremen
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bremen<7>
    • Somerset [Perry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Somerset
      • Somerset [Perry County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northwest of New Lexington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,157 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Somerset
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Somerset<7>

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 New Lexington. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for New Lexington.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of New 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 New Lexington.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around New Lexington. Our list includes 23 papers. See our Newspapers Page for New Lexington.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for New Lexington ...

Looking for more information about New 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 New Lexington, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for New Lexington.

Adding New Lexington to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of New 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 New Lexington was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found New Lexington on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1901).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for New Lexington: www.newlexington.org/

The official website for State of Ohio: https://ohio.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Ohio's counties, including Perry, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for New Lexington. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for New Lexington.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around New Lexington - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 village (such as New Lexington). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether New 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- New 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 New Lexington. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from New LexingtonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in New Lexington. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.7140, Longitude: -82.2077    
<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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