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About Lexington

Location: Within a day's drive of 75% of the population of the United States, Lexington is strategically located at the intersection of interstates 64 and 75. Lexington is accessible by air with approximately 100 direct and nonstop flights.

Population: The estimated 2000 population of Lexington-Fayette County was 260,512. The estimated population of the metropolitan area (Bourbon, Clark, Fayette, Jessamine, Madison, and Woodford counties) is 424,778.

Attractions: The Bluegrass Region contains ample attractions to captivate you during your stay. See over 40 breeds of horses at the Kentucky Horse Park. Tour the historic Keeneland Race Course grounds all year round. Enjoy sightseeing, dining and shopping in historic Downtown Lexington. A complete listing of area attractions is available on visitlex.com.

Recreation: More than 3,000 acres in Fayette County are designated as park facilities, providing basketball, swimming, soccer, softball, tennis, jogging, nature trails, hunting, fishing and many more. The area also offers 15 public and semi-private golf courses, 3 dog parks consisting of more than 40 acres, horseback riding, and many more attractions.