Lexington is located in the central part of South Carolina, about 12 miles west of Columbia ( north of I-20) and 55.2 miles from Augusta. It serves as the seat of Lexington County and sits on the southern shores of Lake Murray(Lake Murray, a 50,000 acre lake created by the nation’s largest earthen dam)
Great schools – location – manufacturing – retail – recreation growing population….all important. Lexington is a community that has kept all its southern charm and grace even during tremendous growth. Lexington is about people who care about their neighbors and work to make their community a safe and fun place for their families. It is estimated that in the first 5 years of the past decade the population of Lexington has grown by about 39% !!
With lake front home sites, great parks and recreation facilities, and special events like the Bassmaster BP Top Ten 100 Pro-Am Tournament, it’s no wonder Lexington is growing so fast! The area also offers access to some of the finest golf courses, tennis courts and other recreational facilities for you, your family, your employees and business associates. Community theaters, concerts, festivals, parades and church activities also provide for fun and entertainment. And, don’t let Lexington’s size fool you. In addition to access to these great activities, Lexington is within minutes of The Riverbanks Zoo and Gardens, a nationally acclaimed zoo and botanical gardens, museums, theaters, art studios and stadiums.
Current Lexington SC Stats (2010):
-The population of Lexington, SC has risen to 15,900.
– The median income level is about $53,500.
-The average sales price of a home is around $160,000.