Lexington, Kentucky

ceety in Kentucky

Lexington, consolidatit wi Fayette Coonty, is the seicont-lairgest ceety in Kentucky an the 61st lairgest in the Unitit States.

Lexington, Kentucky
Lexington-Fayette
Urban Coonty
Eik-name(s): 
"Horse Caipital o the Warld", "Athens o the Wast"
Location in the Commonweel o Kentucky
Location in the Commonweel o Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky is locatit in the US
Lexington, Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky
Location in the Unitit States
Coordinates: 38°01′47″N 84°29′41″W / 38.02972°N 84.49472°W / 38.02972; -84.49472Coordinates: 38°01′47″N 84°29′41″W / 38.02972°N 84.49472°W / 38.02972; -84.49472
KintraUnitit States
StateKentucky
CoontiesFayette
Established1782[1]
Incorporatit1831[1]
Govrenment
 • MayorJim Gray (D)
Aurie
 • Consolidatit ceety-coonty739.4 km2 (285.5 sq mi)
 • Laund736.9 km2 (284.5 sq mi)
 • Watter2.6 km2 (1.0 sq mi)
 • Urban
226.7 km2 (87.5 sq mi)
Elevation
298 m (978 ft)
Population
 (2014)
 • Consolidatit ceety-coonty310,797
 • RankUS: 61st
 • Density364.5/km2 (1,042.8/sq mi)
 • Urban
290,263
 • Metro
489,435
 • Demonym
Lexingtonian
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP Code
40502–40517, 40522–40524, 40526, 40533, 40536, 40544, 40546, 40550, 40555, 40574–40583, 40588, 40591, 40598
Aurie code(s)859
Wabsteidwww.lexingtonky.gov

Sister ceetiesEedit

Lexington haes fower sister ceeties, as designate bi Sister Cities International:

ReferencesEedit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Commonwealth of Kentucky. Office of the Secretary of State. Land Office. "Lexington, Kentucky". Accessed September 18, 2013.