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Lexington is a township in Scott County, in the Scottsburg metro area.
The community is believed named for the Revolutionary War Battle of Lexington
The latitude of Lexington is 38.652N. The longitude is -85.625W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 682 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 3,268.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Lexington demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Scott County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Louisville area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 47147 ZIP code.
21% of Lexington residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lexington ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lexington was $15,223, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% of Lexington residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Lexington, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $419. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $699.
Scott County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lexington political report.
The average commute time for Lexington workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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