Lexington Davidson County, North Carolina

Lexington: City in and county seat of Davidson County, North Carolina, United States

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Lexington is a city located in the county of Davidson in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 18,931 and a population density of 407 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 18,933 inhabitants.

The city was created 246 years ago in 1774.


Lexington is located at 35°49'27"N 80°15'12"W (35.8240300, -80.2533800).

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Lexington Quick Facts

Population : 18,933 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
County : Davidson County
Postal code : 27292–27295
Phone Area Codes : 336
Area : 46.56 km2
Altitude : 809 feet / 246.5 meters
Capital city : Lexington is capital of Davidson County
Establishment : January 01, 1775 (246 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 23:05:45 (5th August 2021)
Density : 407 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 0.01% (2010-2019)


The population of Lexington increased by 0.01% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 18,931 - census
2011 18,899 -0.17% estimation process
2012 18,869 -0.16% estimation process
2013 18,852 -0.09% estimation process
2014 19,065 1.12% estimation process
2015 18,899 -0.88% estimation process
2016 18,846 -0.28% estimation process
2017 18,722 -0.66% estimation process
2018 18,913 1.01% estimation process
2019 18,933 0.11% estimation process

Lexington zip code is 27292. County name: Davidson, County fips: 37057

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People born in Lexington (32)

People born in Lexington, including United States Army officer Robert Sink, photojournalist John H. White, US diplomat William L. Swing, you can see a list of people who born in Lexington.


College & universities near Lexington

Code Name City ZIP
198376 Davidson County Community College Thomasville (NC) 27360-7385

Stations (13)

Amtrak & bus stations near Lexington

Code Name Address Type
LEX Lexington Center St. and railroad tracks RAIL
SAL Salisbury Depot and Liberty Sts. RAIL
HPT High Point 100 West High St RAIL
WNS Winston-Salem, North Carolina 100 West 5th Street BUS
UWS Winston-Salem State Univ, Winston-Salem, North Car 601 South Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr BUS

Other places with the same name (21)

Other cities in Davidson County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Davidson County , NC.

City Name Population Title
Thomasville 26,649 City in and the county seat of Thomas County, Georgia, United States
Midway 4,742 Incorporated town in Davidson County
Welcome 4,162 Census designated place
Tyro 3,879
Wallburg 3,107 Human settlement in Davidson County, North Carolina, United States of America
Denton 1,680 Town in Davidson County, North Carolina, United States
Southmont 1,470

Distance to Other Cities

Lexington distances to largest North Carolina cities

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