Lexington is a city in Oglethorpe County, Georgia, United States. The population was 239 at the 2000 census. The city is the county seat of Oglethorpe County. Lexington is home to Shaking Rock Park.
A part of Main Street looking East while standing in front of the courthouse.
Location in Oglethorpe County and the state of Georgia
Lexington was founded in 1800. That same year, the seat of Oglethorpe County was transferred to Lexington from Philomath. Lexington was incorporated as a town in 1806. The community is named for Lexington, Massachusetts
Lexington is located at (33.870351, -83.110916).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.5 square miles (1.3 km2), all of it land.
The Oglethorpe County School District holds grades pre-school to grade twelve, that consists of a primary school (preK-2), an elementary school (3-5), a middle school (6-8), and a high school (9-12). The district has 145 full-time teachers and over 2,281 students.