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Lexington is a city in Oglethorpe County, in the Athens metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for the Revolutionary War battle site.
The latitude of Lexington is 33.869N. The longitude is -83.111W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 702 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 242.
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5% of Lexington residents report German ancestry, and 13% 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 $22,513, compared with $21,587 nationally.
34% of Lexington residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Lexington include Lexington Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Lexington, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $293. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $950.
Libraries in Lexington include Oglethorpe County Library ... View libraries
Oglethorpe 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 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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