About the Town of Lexington and Lexington County

    I have resided in Lexington County my entire life.  The towns of Lexington, West Columbia, and the shores of Lake Murray are all areas in Lexington County I have called home.

    In 1785 Lexington County was established, the name was changed from Saxe Gotha to Lexington in honor of the Massachusetts battle in the Revolutionary War.  The County's first courthouse was built in Granby, located very close to present day Cayce.

    In 1820 the county seat was moved from the flood prone area of Granby to the high land area of present day town of Lexington. The town was known as Lexington Courthouse during most of the 19th century as the town consisted of the courthouse and just a few residences.

In the late 1800's the town was incorporated and was populated by lawyers, doctors, farmers,and many other tradespeople.  There were several schools, A gristmill, a sawmill, 2 churches, a carriage factory, a tannery, livestock farmers, blacksmiths and more.  The main crops of the area were aided by the proximity to twelve mile creek. The main crops were cotton, corn, sweet potatoes, and lumber.

Today Lexington is still the political center of Lexington County. It is one of the fastest growing areas in the entire nation and continues to experience remarkable growth.  Real estate  (Commercial and Residential), excellent schools, and reasonable taxes are all major components that make Lexington so desirable.

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Lexington County Towns and Cities

  • Batesburg-Leesville
  • Cayce
  • Chapin
  • Columbia
  • Gaston
  • Gilbert
  • Irmo 
  • Lexington
  • Oak Grove
  • Pelion
  • Pine Ridge
  • Red Bank
  • Seven Oaks
  • South Congaree
  • Springdale
  • Summit
  • Swansea
  • West Columbia
  • Lexington Neighborhoods

  • Aberdeen Farm
  • Ashley Hills
  • Autumn Oaks
  • Avalon
  • Baneberry
  • Baskin Hills
  • Beauclaire
  • Beechcreek Place
  • Belfry
  • Belle Chase
  • Bent Creek Plantation
  • Bradford Estates
  • Brandon Pass
  • Bridal Ridge
  • Bridleridge
  • Bridlewood
  • Brighton Forest
  • Bronte Place
  • Cannon Knoll
  • Cardinal Pines
  • Carole Square
  • Carolina Place
  • Carriage Hill Plantation
  • Carriage Hill Lakes
  • Carrington Place
  • Cedarcrest
  • Charlestowne
  • Charter Oaks
  • Cherokee Lakes
  • Cherry Ridge
  • Church St Commons
  • Cinnamon Hill
  • Clearwater
  • Colony Lakes
  • Corley Woods
  • Cornerstone
  • Coventry Lakes
  • Coventry Woods
  • Creekside Farms
  • Creekwood
  • Cunningham Park
  • Cypress Woods
  • Dove Trace
  • East Butler Commons
  • Edgerton Estates
  • Farming Creek
  • Fox Crossing
  • Foxborough
  • Gates Commons
  • Gibson Forest
  • Gibson Terrace  -Patio-Garden style homes close to Gibson Forest
  • Glen Lake
  • Golden Hills
  • Golden Pond
  • Governors Grant   Amenities include large lots, Olympic size Community Pool, Tennis Courts, Clubhouse, Great Homes for sale in Governors Grant. "close in" location to town of Lexington SC. 
  • Grayland Forest
  • Greenside
  • Hallmark Shores
  • Harborside
  • Hawthorne
  • Heartstone
  • Heritage Farm
  • Heritage Hills
  • Hope Ferry Plantation
  • Hope Springs
  • Hunters Ridge
  • Ironstone
  • Irwin Estates
  • Karr Court
  • Kellers pond
  • Kelsey Glen
  • Kenwood
  • Keystone Commons
  • Kleckley Colony           All Brick Custom Home Community in Lexington Sc.  Marketed by Jason Compton of Russell Jeffcoat Realtors.
  • Kyzer Road
  • Lakeland
  • Lake Frances Incredible amenities: Clubhouse, signature pool, Lake, Vollyball, Horseshoes and more.
  • Land of the Lakes
  • Lantern Hill
  • Laurel Heights
  • Laurel Meadows
  • Lexington Heights
  • Lexington Woods
  • Lexington Villas
  • Lexington Hills
  • Liberty Hill
  • Longs Pond Estates
  • Loyd Ridge Estates
  • Magnolia Ridge
  • Mallard Hills
  • Mallard Lakes
  • Maple Spring Farm
  • Mariners Cove
  • Mariners Creek
  • Maritime Place
  • Martins Grove
  • Middlebrook
  • Millstream Place
  • Millstream Crossing
  • Mineral Creek
  • Oak Point
  • Olde Saluda
  • Orchard Estates
  • Orchard Hill
  • Palm Court          Patio/Courtyard homes ultra close to Lexington and town.
  • Palmetto Hall
  • Park Terrace
  • Parkside
  • Pembrooke Farms - Horses are welcome here. Large lots and Great homes.
  • Persimmon Grove
  • Piedmonte Place
  • Pilgrim Point        - Upscale Courtyard Homes Pilgrim Point is very close to the town of Lexington Sc and is locate on Lake Murray Sc. Another Pilgrim Point Home for Sale
  • Planters Station
  • Prescott Glen
  • Regency Square
  • Richmond Farm
  • Ridge Terrace
  • Ridgecrest
  • Ridgewood
  • Rolling Hills
  • Rollingwood
  • Rose Lake
  • Royal Creek
  • Royal Oaks
  • Saddle Horn
  • Saluda River Club        Neo Traditional Community on the Saluda River. Homes for sale in the Saluda River Club are in the village District and the River District.  Located on Corley Mill Road and very close in to Lexington Sc town.
  • Scarborough Parish
  • Secret Cove             Lake Murray access area, Large Lots, Larger homes, also a few Lakefront homes. Boat storage and large soccer field amenity.
  • Shadow Ridge
  • Shadowbrooke
  • Sharon Lake
  • Shoal Creek
  • Silvercreek
  • Smokerise
  • South Brook           Homeowners enjoy Community Pool and Cabana, Very easy access to I-20 and Lexington Sc.
  • Southberry Park
  • Spence Plantation
  • Spring Knoll
  • Sterling Lake
  • Stoney Creek
  • Stoneybrook
  • Summer Knoll
  • Summerfield
  • Summerlake
  • Summerwalk
  • The Farm
  • The Gates of Shadowbrooke
  • The Mill
  • Timberland Place
  • Tri Springs
  • Villages at White Knoll
  • Vista Springs
  • Waverly Place
  • Weatherstone
  • Wellesley
  • Westbrook
  • Westside Terrace
  • Whisper Lake
  • White Knoll Estates
  • Whiteford
  • Whiteford Lakes
  • Whitehall
  • Willowbrooke
  • Wilmont
  • Windsor Courtyards
  • Windsor Crossing
  • Wingate Farms
  • Wise Ferry Plantation
  • Woodberry Forest
  • Woodcreek Estates
  • Woodcreek
  • Woodland Pond
  • Wrenwood
  • Yacht Cove
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