Lexington Albemarle County, Virginia

Lexington: Independent city in Virginia, United States

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Location of Lexington on Virginia map.

About

Lexington is a city located in the county of Albemarle in the U.S. state of Virginia. Its population at the 2010 census was 7,042 and a population density of 1,077 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 7,446 inhabitants.

The city was created 244 years ago in 1776.

Geography

Lexington is located at 38°11'50"N 78°28'56"W (38.1973500, -78.4822300).

South Main Street  Lexington  VA - looking north image
South Main Street Lexington VA - looking north

Weather

Lexington forecast: Sunny, with a high near 87. Southeast wind 0 to 5 mph. more

South Main Street  Lexington  VA - looking north image

Lexington map

Lexington Quick Facts

Population : 7,446 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Virginia (United States)
County : Albemarle County
Different from : Lexington County, Lexington
Postal code : 24450
Phone Area Codes : 540
Area : 6.54 km2
Named for : Battles of Lexington and Concord
Altitude : 1,063 feet / 324 meters
Capital city : Lexington is capital of Rockbridge County
Establishment : January 01, 1777 (244 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 22:35:12 (5th August 2021)
Density : 1,139 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 5.43% (2010-2019)
Weather : 87℉ Sunny 7-days weather

Demographics

The population of Lexington increased by 5.43% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 7,042 - census
2011 6,972 -1% estimation process
2012 7,018 0.66% estimation process
2013 7,146 1.79% estimation process
2014 7,125 -0.29% estimation process
2015 7,162 0.52% estimation process
2016 7,148 -0.2% estimation process
2017 7,154 0.08% estimation process
2018 7,297 1.96% estimation process
2019 7,446 2% estimation process

Lexington zip code is 24450. County name: Rockbridge, County fips: 51163

People born in Lexington (45)

People born in Lexington, including painter, draftsman, printmaker, photographer and sculptor Cy Twombly, nineteenth-century statesman, politician, and soldier, namesake of Houston, Texas Sam Houston, Musician Hilary Hahn, you can see a list of people who born in Lexington.

Schools

College & universities near Lexington

Code Name City ZIP
234076 University of Virginia-Main Campus Charlottesville (VA) 22903-2628

Stations (11)

Amtrak & bus stations near Lexington

Code Name Address Type
CVS Charlottesville Union Station 810 West Main St RAIL
STA Staunton station 1 Middlebrook Avenue RAIL
CLP Culpeper station 109 South Commerce Street RAIL
FBG Fredericksburg 200 Lafayette Blvd. RAIL
ASD Ashland 112 North Railroad Avenue RAIL

Other places with the same name (21)

Other cities in Albemarle County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Albemarle County , VA.

City Name Population Title
Franklin 7,967 Independent city in Virginia, United States
Hollymead 7,690
Pantops 3,027
Crozet 2,138 Census designated place
Waverly 1,953 Census-designated place in Wood County, West Virginia
Ivy 905
Scottsville 618 Town in Virginia, United States
Esmont 528

Distance to Other Cities

Lexington distances to largest Virginia cities

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