Lexington is an independent city within the confines of Rockbridge County in the state of Virginia. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 6,867. Lexington is located in western Virginia, northwest of Lynchburg; it was first settled in 1777.
It is home to the Virginia Military Institute (VMI) and Washington and Lee University. It is the county seat of Rockbridge County.
Lexington was partially razed during the American Civil War. Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson are buried here.
Web Sites and Links
City of LexingtonInformation on boards, commissions, departments, and elected officials, and online calendars and agendas.
Lexington Downtown Development AssociationView plans for the downtown area and available properties.
LexingtonVirginia.netAn Internet portal, containing community news and politics, links to shopping, hotel, motels, lodging, school, and restaurant sites.
Wikipedia - LexingtonInformation and statistics from Wikipedia.