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Welcome to Lexington County!
Good Friends and Great Communities

With a rich historical background and promises of a strong future, Lexington County provides a diverse community, endless economic opportunities and prosperous growth.  Located in the Midlands of South Carolina, Lexington County is known as one of the fastest growing areas in the state and region. As a leader in business and industry, Lexington County provides an outstanding quality of life with a reasonable cost of living.  Featuring a temperate climate, convenient location and access to Lake Murray, Lexington County offers exceptional recreational and residential opportunities.

Our Mission: To provide quality services to our citizens at a reasonable cost.


Current News and Events



Council Recognitions


July 25th, 27th & 28th
Animal Services Christmas in July $25 Adoption Special



Volunteers Needed - 6th Annual Summer Celebration of Water

Afternoon Shift 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Saturday, August 22, 2015
Riverfront Park in Columbia


6th Annual Summer Celebration of Water

Saturday, August 22, 2015
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Riverfront Park in Columbia

Event Flyer 


Lexington County Fire Service Improves ISO Rating to 3/10
               Full Press Release


Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice 


              (Click for further information)


Effective May 1, 2015 - Commercial and Subdivision Development Procedural Change