Lexington County

Lexington County, South Carolina

205 E Main St County Courthouse
Lexington, SC 29072
Phone: (803) 785-8212
Fax: (803) 785-8314

In west-central SC, west of Columbia; organized Mar 12, 1785 from Orangeburg District. Name Origin: For the Battle of Lexington, the first conflict in the Revolutionary War

Area (sq mi):: 757.88 (land 699.25; water 58.63) Population per square mile: 336.50
Population 2005: 235,272 State rank: 5 Population change: 2000-20005 8.90%; 1990-2000 28.90% Population 2000: 216,014 (White 83.20%; Black or African American 12.60%; Hispanic or Latino 1.90%; Asian 1.00%; Other 2.10%). Foreign born: 2.90%. Median age: 35.70
Income 2000: per capita $21,063; median household $44,659; Population below poverty level: 9.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $28,902-$30,048
Unemployment (2004): 4.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.10% Median travel time to work: 26.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 46.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • West Columbia (13,029)
  • Lexington County seat (12,610)
  • Cayce (12,418)

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    Separately, Vulcan received approval in December from the state Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) to mine a quarry on 553 acres in Lexington County.
    The top employers in Lexington are the Lexington County Government, the Lexington School District, plus major retailers including Walmart, Target and Lowes.
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    Two librarians from Lexington County School District One in South Carolina attended this keynote session and came away from the conference inspired to implement the learning commons model in their schools.
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