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Lexington, NC Real Estate

Lexington, NC real estate is built on the shoulders of the textile and furniture industries that The Triad area is famous for. The self proclaimed "Barbecue Capital of the World" is situated in central North Carolina. The area was settled in 1775 and Lexington was incorporated as a city in 1828. Lexington is the County Seat of Davidson County. The Historic Davidson County Courthouse, as well as the Davidson County Government Offices are both located in downtown Lexington, NC real estate. The city has a national reputation for Barbecue and hosts one of the largest food festivals in the country. It is home to some of the most promising arts and crafts communities in central North Carolina.

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Lexington, NC real estate is built on the shoulders of the textile and furniture industries that The Triad area is famous for. The self proclaimed "Barbecue Capital of the World" is situated in central North Carolina. The area was settled in 1775 and Lexington was incorporated as a city in 1828. Lexington is the County Seat of Davidson County. The Historic Davidson County Courthouse, as well as the Davidson County Government Offices are both located in downtown Lexington, NC real estate. The city has a national reputation for Barbecue and hosts one of the largest food festivals in the country. It is home to some of the most promising arts and crafts communities in central North Carolina.

Lexington, NC Real Estate and Economy

The population of Lexington, NC real estate topped 20,000 in 2009. The population has increased, and is projected to continue increasing, by roughly 7% every five years. This population once heavily reliant on the manufacturing of textiles and furniture has seen a drawn out economic downturn over the last half century gradually swing back into prosperity and renewal. Driven by tourism and redirection of its labor force Lexington, NC real estate is starting to regain some of its past strength. Economic development projects enacted by both local, state, and federal governments and private corporations are also helping drive the local economy forward. In addition to economic revitalization Lexington is also igniting its place in history with numerous projects established to invest in the areas rich history. An example of this is the Erlanger Mills Revitalization project. Community members, city hall, and area historians are spearheading a project to renew and recognize the significance of the Erlanger Mills community in Lexington's history.

Uptown Lexington, NC real estate is the business, entertainment, and shopping hub of the downtown area. This historic community boasts over 190 retail, business, and community service locations. The area is currently the focus of city redevelopment and enrichment projects that encourage shoppers, businesses and residential tenants to look to Uptown for their needs.

Lexington, NC Real Estate and Education

Lexington, NC real estate offers its own school district separate from the larger Davidson County School District. Lexington City School District headquarters are located just outside downtown. The Lexington City School District oversees seven schools; a senior high, a middle school, three elementary schools, a primary school as well as the South Lexington Developmental Center. The district serves over 3,000 students and has a teacher to student ratio of 1:15.

Lexington's Location

Greensboro and Winston-Salem can be reached via I-85 and I-74 in just over 30 minutes. Charlotte is about an hours drive from Lexington and Raleigh-Durham just under two hours. The Piedmont Triad International Airport is just 40 minutes away.

Recreational Attractions

Lexington, NC real estate has access to 22 community parks. These parks offer sports fields, tennis courts, walking trails, playgrounds and even fishing. Lexington Parks and Recreation also oversees two community pools.   

Historical Lexington

  • Davidson County Historical Museum
  • Richard Childress Racing Museum
  • Numerous Antique furniture dealers and showrooms

Golf in Lexington

  • Sapona Country Club
  • Lexington Golf Course

With such great benefits, now is the time to search for Lexington, NC real estate.


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