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Lexington at a Glance

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Area Information about Lexington

Lexington is a wonderful place to live! This affordable community is full of small-town charm, yet it is easily accessible to nearby metropolitan areas, including High Point (25 minutes), Winston-Salem (30 minutes), Greensboro (35 minutes), Charlotte (1 hour) and Raleigh (less than 2 hours).

Its claim to fame, however, is its down-home cuisine. Lexington is known as the "Barbecue Capital of the World" for its local restaurants and unique style of barbecue — pork shoulders dipped in a sauce made with vinegar and a hint of ketchup. (You can read more about Lexington-style barbecue in Our State Magazine.) Every year, thousands flock to Lexington to enjoy the local cuisine at the Barbecue Festival.

 


Amenities

Lexington is famous for its barbecue restaurants, but the town also features a quaint Main Street and several parks.

Community

If you love small-town charm, you'll love living in Lexington. About 19,000 people call Lexington home.

Weather

Average summer temperatures are 89 degrees and winter temperatures are 51 degrees in Lexington.


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Lexington Attractions

Lexington is home to a plethora of barbecue restaurants, a bustling downtown, a couple of golf courses and several parks. Whether you're looking for something fun to do in town or in a nearby city, you'll never be bored! Use this map to find fun things to do in Lexington.

Popular Things to Do in Lexington

  • Barbecue Festival — Since 1984, residents and visitors from all over the Piedmont have flocked to this festival to enjoy Lexington's famous barbecue. Crowds of 33,000 at the first annual Barbecue Festival blossomed into crowds of 200,000 at the 2014 festival.
  • Bob Timberlake Art Gallery — A local artist and designer who achieved international fame in the 1970s, Bob Timberlake opened a gallery in Lexington in 1997 to showcase and sell home furnishings, collectibles and artwork.
  • Childress Vineyard — NASCAR team owner Richard Childress opened a vineyard in Lexington in 2004. Today, the winery has produced more than 30 wines and has earned more than 750 awards and medals.

Education

Lexington is served by the Davidson County School System and Lexington City School System. The major schools in Lexington include:

  • Northwest Elementary
  • Lexington Middle
  • North Davidson Middle
  • Lexington Senior High
  • North Davidson High
  • Davidson Early College


Lexington Real Estate

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