Lexington is a town in and the county seat of Lexington County, South Carolina, United States, is a relatively affluent suburb of Columbia, and is also the largest town in Lexington County. The population was 17,870 at the 2010 census. The U.S. Census Bureau estimated 2013 population is 19,576, a 9.5% population growth since the 2010 census, making it one of the fastest-growing towns in the United States.
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Location of Lexington, South Carolina
Lexington is located at (33.980975, -81.230839).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 8.8 square miles (23 km2), of which 8.7 square miles (23 km2) is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) (1.73%) is water.
Lexington is 12 mi (19 km) away from South Carolina's state capital and largest city, Columbia.