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Lexington
Middlesex County, Massachusetts

ZipCodes
02173




Page Contents for Lexington, Massachusetts

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.

Libraries.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Massachusetts state capital is Boston.
The population of Lexington is approximately 30,505 1996, 31394 2010.
The approximate number of families is 10,841 1990, 11530 2010.
The amount of land area in Lexington is 42.477 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Lexington is 16.64 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.367 sq kilometers.
The distance from Lexington to Washington DC is 400 miles.
The distance to the Massachusetts state capital is 13 miles. (as the crow flies)
Lexington is positioned 42.44 degrees north of the equator and 71.23 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Lexington elevation is High of 374 and low of 110 feet above sea level.
Lexington per capita income is $ 30,718.
Lexington median income is $ 67,389.
The Lexington median home price is $ 285,000 1993.

Location

near Boston
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Weather


seasonal
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History & History Related Items

In 1642 the first European settlers staked their claim to this area, calling it Cambridge Farms.

A Great History page for Lexington with information and links.
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The settling of Lexington

1642

The incorporation of Lexington

1713


Attractions

Information about Lexington, Massachusetts on Lexington Web.

Things to see and do in the area.

Museums in the area.

The Lexington Community Web Directory
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Lexington City Government

Government Information for Lexington.


Lexington has a Town Meeting-Board of Selectmen-Town Manager form of government. This type was established in 1969. The Town Manager is appointed by the Selectmen. The manager serves a three year, salaried, renewable term.

Lexington Libraries

Cary Library
1874 Massachusetts Avenue
Lexington, Massachusetts 02420
Phone: 781 862- 6288

Lexington Schools

Lexington Public Schools Lexington

Miscellany

The population of Lexington was:
1900 - 3,831
1920 - 6,350
1940 - 13,187
1960 - 27,691
1980 - 29,479
1990 - 28,974
1996 - 30,505

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