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Statistics & Facts
Statistics & Facts
The Alabama state capital is Montgomery.
The population of Lexington is approximately 821 (1990), 735 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 355 (1990), 319 (2010).
The amount of land area in Lexington is 8.321 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Lexington to Washington DC is 662 miles.
The distance to the Alabama state capital is 191 miles. (as the crow flies)
Lexington is positioned 34.96 degrees north of the equator and 87.37 degrees west of the prime meridian.
William M. "Billy" Pless attended Lexington High School during the 1949-50 school year when his father was the pastor of the Lexington Methodist Church. They moved away and Billy graduated in 1952 from Handley High School in Roanoke. He joined the Marines and served in Korea. Afterwards, he got a BS degree in Physics from the University of Alabama. He spent his career as an aerospace physicist. In 1983, he helped to establish the Lockheed Space Operations Company of Titusville, Florida, that prepared the Space Shuttle vehicle for launch until 1989. At the end of that year he retired from Lockheed, but later went to work for about a year with the Grumman Space Station Division in Huntsville, Alabama. In 1995, he began writing a book which was published in October 2000 under the title, "The Spiritual Nature of the Universe". The book is published by Blue Dolphin Publishing as ISBN 1-57733-079-X.
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Lexington Historical Events 1968, November 14
Nearly thirty one years ago, on November 14, 1968, Lexington Alabama's Jerry Hill was killed in Phuoc Long South VietNam. He died in a helicopter crash.
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