Overall Niche Grade
- Public SchoolsB+
- Crime & SafetyB-
- Good for FamiliesB+
- Cost of LivingA
- Health & FitnessB-
- Outdoor ActivitiesB-
Lexington is a town in Tennessee with a population of 7,735. Lexington is in Henderson County. Living in Lexington offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Lexington and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Lexington are above average.
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Lexington is a small town that has city living and country living in equal measure. It can be kind of cliquey, and is hard to get into as a new resident. The schools are mostly sports based as opposed to academics. However, despite it's shortcomings, it is altogether a decent community that can come together in times of difficulty. One example is the sheriffs wife has fallen into extremely poor health and everyone in the town banded together with a BBQ fundraiser to help pay her medical bills.
This town will stand behind one another and behind its officials. Officials including the county mayor and city mayor. Also, there isn’t as much violence in this small town as there is in some small towns. It seems that “everyone knows everyone” and I think that is mostly a good thing to have in a town.
Lexington is a small town that I have lived in my whole life. It is a great place to be and has lots of friendly people in it. It is very safe to be here and has several stores. Lexington is actually continuing to grow over the years. The only thing I would begin to change in Lexington is our road systems, our town has grown so much over the years that trying to drive through it is a little difficult and could take some time. However, Lexington is an awesome city and a great town to live in.