Lexington Albemarle County, Virginia

Lexington: Independent city in Virginia, United States

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 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 7,279 inhabitants.

The city was created 245 years ago in 1776.

Lexington Quick Facts

Population : 7,279 (2020)
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 (245 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 14:20:39 (7th October 2022)
Density : 1,114 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 3.26% (2010-2020)
Lexington locator map
Location of Lexington on Virginia map.
South Main Street  Lexington  VA - looking north image
South Main Street Lexington VA - looking north
South Main Street  Lexington  VA - looking north image

Geography

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

Lexington map

Demographics

The population of Lexington increased by 3.26% in 10 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
2020 7,279 -2.29% 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, .

List

  • Sally Mann (American photographer) she was born in 01/05/1951
  • Richard Barnes Mason (United States general) he was born in 16/01/1797
  • Pat Robertson (American media mogul, executive chairman, and Southern Baptist minister) he was born in 22/03/1930
  • Bill Reid (American musician and radio host) he was born in 17/06/1926
  • John Letcher (American politician (1813-1884)) he was born in 29/03/1813
  • William A. MacCorkle (American politician (1857-1930)) he was born in 07/05/1857
  • Clay Blair (American historian) he was born in 01/05/1925
  • Robert Paxton (American political scientist and historian) he was born in 15/06/1932
  • William Lindsay (U.S. Senator from Kentucky (1835-1909)) he was born in 04/09/1835
  • Howard Drew (American sprinter) he was born in 28/06/1890
  • Samuel McKee (American politician and lawyer (1774-1826)) he was born in 13/10/1774
  • Danny Coale (Football wide receiver) he was born in 27/06/1988
  • William H. Armstrong (American children's writer) he was born in 14/09/1911
  • Callie V. Granade (United States federal judge) she was born in 01/01/1951
  • Charles Wertenbaker (American journalist) he was born in 01/01/1901
  • E. Barrett Prettyman (United States federal judge) he was born in 23/08/1891
  • Edgar F. Shannon, Jr. (President of the University of Virginia) he was born in 04/06/1918
  • Elizabeth Schneider (Maine State Senator) she was born in 01/01/1962

Schools in Lexington

College & universities near Lexington, VA

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

Stations (11)

Amtrak & bus stations near Lexington, VA

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

Post offices near Lexington

Post Office Name City ZIP
Earlysvill Post Office Earlysville (VA) 22936

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Other cities in Albemarle County

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

City Name Population Title
Franklin 7,833 Independent city in Virginia, United States
Crozet 2,138 Census designated place
Waverly 1,905 Census-designated place in Wood County, West Virginia
Scottsville 625 Town in Virginia, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Lexington distances to largest Virginia cities