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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


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


The County of Lexington Invites Your Comments

The County of Lexington is inviting its citizens to provide comment on the Draft Five-Year Consolidated Plan.  The plan addresses the County’s housing, homelessness, non-housing, and community development needs.  Federal regulations require states, cities, and counties to submit a Consolidated Plan every five years for grants administered by the Grant Programs Division of Community Development which include the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and the HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME).  The plan is available here or at the Lexington County Public Library – Lexington Main location.  Comments can be made via e-mail at, by mail to the County of Lexington, Community Development, 212 S. Lake Drive, Suite 401, Lexington, SC  29072, or by phone at (803) 785-8121.  Comments will be received through April 27, 2015. 


Transit Needs Study

In partnership with the Central Midlands Council of Governments, the County of Lexington invites residents of areas where public transit is not available to participate in a needs survey. The online survey is available in English and Spanish and via telephone at (803) 610-4000.