Lexington (Kentucky)

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Coordinates 38°01′47″N 84°29′41″W
Country United States
State Kentucky
Counties Fayette
Established 1782
Incorporated 1831
Elevation 978 ft (298 m)
Demonym(s) Lexingtonian
Time zone UTC−5 (EST)
ZIP codes 40502–40517, 40522–40524, 40526, 40533, 40536, 40544, 40546, 40550, 40555, 40574–40583, 40588, 40591, 40598
Area code 859
Airport Blue Grass Airport LEX (Regional)
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Waterways Kentucky River
Website www.lexingtonky.gov
Government (Type) Mayor–council
Government (Mayor) Linda Gorton
Government (Urban County Council) 15-member legislative council
Government (Consolidated city-county) 285.54 sq mi (739.54 km2)
Government (Land) 283.64 sq mi (734.62 km2)
Government (Water) 1.90 sq mi (4.92 km2)
Government (Urban) 87.5 sq mi (226.7 km2)
Area (Consolidated city-county) 285.54 sq mi (739.54 km2)
Area (Land) 283.64 sq mi (734.62 km2)
Area (Water) 1.90 sq mi (4.92 km2)
Area (Urban) 87.5 sq mi (226.7 km2)
Population (2020) (Consolidated city-county) 322,570
Population (2020) (Rank) US: 60th Kentucky: 2nd
Population (2020) (Density) 1,137.26/sq mi (439.10/km2)
Population (2020) (Urban) 312,263
Population (2020) (Metro) 517,056 (US: 109th)
Population (2020) (CSA) 745,033 (US: 70th)

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Lexington is the second-largest city in Kentucky and the county seat of Fayette County. By population, it is the 57th-largest city in the United States, and by land area, is the country's 28th-largest city. Known as the "Horse Capital of the World", it is within state's Bluegrass region. Notable locations in the city include the Kentucky Horse Park, The Red Mile and Keeneland race courses, Rupp Arena, Central Bank Center, Transylvania University, the University of Kentucky, and Bluegrass Community and Technical College.