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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.


Accommodations Tax Funds & Temporary Alcohol Beverage License Fee Funds

Organizations interested in applying for Accommodations Tax Funds or Temporary Alcohol Beverage License Fee Funds (Festivals) from Lexington County for the Fiscal Year 2016-17 can click on the appropriate funding source below for instructions and application:

Accommodations Tax Funds:
must be used for tourism-related expenditures which comply with Section 6-4-10 of the South Carolina Code of Laws, 1976, as amended
Application Instructions        Application

Temporary Alcohol Beverage License Fee Funds:
are for Lexington County festivals only.
Application Instructions        Application

Application deadline is Friday, January 8, 2016.  Please contact the Lexington County Council office for questions at 803-785-8103.


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Council Recognitions


New Security Measures for Lexington County Council Meetings
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Lexington County Fire Service Improves ISO Rating to 3/10
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Lexington County Franchise Collection Service – Waste Industries Customers Rate Increase
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Marc H. Westbrook Judicial Center Security Measures & Prohibited Items Notice
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