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Lexington, Texas

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The location of Lexington

Welcome to Lexington ...

The town of Lexington is located in Lee County.

The location of Lexington has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Lexington has a population of 1,198 people<2> (see below for details).

Lexington is 460 feet [140 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Lexington lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Lexington is located in the (979) area code.

The ZIP code for Lexington: 78947<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lexington had a population of 1,177 people (or 7.09% of the total population of Lee County). This makes Lexington the county's 2nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,177 people, the population of Lexington has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,178 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Lexington had an population of 1,198 people. This is an increase of 1.78% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.7% since the 2000 Census).

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

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, 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, Tennessee, Virginia (3) and Washington.

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Lexington. If available, we provide a satellite 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. 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. Our list includes 4 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Communities near Lexington ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Rockdale   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the North (N) of Lexington

Located in Milam County

Giddings   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of Lexington

Thorndale   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Lexington

Located in Milam County

Blue   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of Lexington

Lincoln   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of Lexington

Dime Box   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of Lexington

Knobbs Springs   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) of Lexington

Deanville   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of Lexington

Located in Burleson County

Paige   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Lexington

Located in Bastrop County

McDade   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Lexington

Located in Bastrop County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Texas

About Lee County

About Texas

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 Texas:

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Lexington.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lexington - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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 town (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).

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<5>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 Lexington

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lexington. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.4148, Longitude: -97.0094     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lexington have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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