City Web Map Project
Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky

By: Julie Pham

Crossroads @ Meade-Computer Science Class


Lexington-Fayette Kentucky Introduction

Kentucky is known as the "Bluegrass State", a nickname based on the bluegrass found in many of its pastures because of the fertile soil. Lexington is also the second largest city in Kentucky and the 62nd largest in the United States. Kentucky has an expansive park system which includes one national park, two National Recreation areas, two National Historic Parks, two national forests, two National Wildlife Refuges, 45 state parks, 37,696 acres (153 km2) of state forest, and 82 Wildlife Management Areas. Make sure to come to Keenland. Kennland is where you get to see horses race and etc. This is located in Lexington-Fayette. Bourbon n' Toulouse is a famous restaurant in Lexington-Fayette Kentucky. It's the best restaurant in Lexington. Make sure to go the Mary Todd Lincoln House.

City Facts - Lexington-Fayette

Year Founded: 1775

Latitude: 38.0297° N

Longitude: 84.4947° W

Area: 285.5 sq miles (739.4 km²)

Population: 305,489 (2012)

Time Zone: UTC

Mayor: Jim Gray

Links Of Interest


East Kentucky Miners (Continental Basketball Association)


Bluegrass Hockey League (Benton, KY)


River City Rovers (PDL)


Kentucky Xtreme (Continental Indoor Football League)


Lexington Legends (Single-A South Atlantic League affiliate of the Houston Astros)

Colleges University Of Kentucky College Of Pharmacy North American Racing Academy

Historical Places Living Arts & Science Center Ashland Henry Clay Duncan Tavern Historical Center

Museums Art Museum Lexington History Museum Kentucky Mansion


Major Industries Link

City of Lexington-Fayette Government Link

City Of Lexington-Fayette Tourism Link