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Welcome to Lexington ...
The city of Lexington is located in Henderson County<1> and is the County Seat for Henderson County.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Lexington has a population of 7,868 people<2> (see below for details).
Lexington is 440 feet [134 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Lexington lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Lexington is within the (731) area code.
The ZIP code for Lexington: 38351<4>
We don't have a date for the establishment of Lexington.
Websites for Lexington ...
Official Website: www.ci.lexington.tn.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lexington had an population of 7,868 people. This is an increase of 2.82% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.42% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Lexington had a population of 7,652 people (or 27.56% of the total population of Henderson County). This makes Lexington the county's most populous community.
The population of Lexington represents 0.12% of the total population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 71st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 7,652 people, the population of Lexington increased 3.5% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 7,393 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Lexington.
Communities Also Named Lexington ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 42 communities that are also named Lexington - they are located in Alabama, 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, 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.
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. Our list includes 6 papers. 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.
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.
From our notes, the earliest published mention that we've found for Lexington was the Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).
We also found Lexington on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Tennessee (1888).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Lexington.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Lexington: www.ci.lexington.tn.us/
The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 24 May 2023