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  Lexington, Kentucky - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lexington, Kentucky, United States, known as the "Horse Capital of the World," is located in the heart of the Bluegrass region.
Lexington has the dubious distinction of being recognized as the #1 worst city for spring allergies in the fall of 2005 by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America [8].
Lexington's urban development patterns, confined within an urban growth boundary that protects its famed horse farms, includes greenbelts and expanse land between it and the surrounding towns.
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 Lexington, Kentucky
Lexington, the seat of Fayette county, was named in 1775 for the Battle of Lexington (Massachusetts) by explorers camped at McConnell Springs near the Town Branch of South Elkhorn Creek, west of what is now downtown Lexington.
The population of Lexington in 2000 was 260,512.
Lexington is situated in the centre of what the Kentuckians affirm to be the finest body of land in the world.
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 The Civil War in Lexington: Essay--Lexington, Kentucky -- National Register of Historic Places Travel Itinerary
Kentucky Governor Magoffin refused Lincoln's call for troops, stating, "Kentucky will furnish no troops for the wicked purpose of subduing her sister Southern States." The next day, however, Magoffin had to turn down a similar request for troops from Confederate President Jefferson Davis (also born in the Bluegrass State).
Lexington's Confederate Brigadier General and guerrilla raider John Hunt Morgan was born in Alabama, but was long a resident of Lexington, Kentucky.
Kentucky was the birthplace of Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd Lincoln.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Lexington, Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky is the "Horse Capital of the World," located in the heart of the Bluegrass.
Lexington is home to the Kentucky Horse Park, Keeneland race course, a JIF peanut butter plant which produces more peanut butter than any other factory in the world, Transylvania University and the University of Kentucky.
Lexington was founded in June of 1775, 17 years before Kentucky became a state.
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 Nursing Jobs in Lexington Kentucky | rn Jobs in Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky is known as "the Horse Capital of the World" -- and for good reason.
Lexington attracts many visitors each year to its year-round music festivals, as well as horse enthusiasts from all over the world.
Lexington has a lot to recommend it recreationally, and not all of that is horse-related.
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 KY:Historical Society - Historical Marker Database - Search for Markers
Lexington was the center of slave trading in Ky. by the late 1840s and served as a market for selling slaves farther south.
After Kentucky's admission to Union, the structure was also used as a State House during the legislative sessions of 1792.
The town of Lexington was established on May 6, 1782, by act of Va. Gen.
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 Lexington Kentucky real estate
Little remains of Kentucky's great forests that once spread over three quarters of the state and were renowned for their size and density.
Kentucky is noted for the distilling of Bourbon whiskey and for the breeding of thoroughbred racehorses.
Kentucky is also one of the major U.S. producers of coal, the state's most valuable mineral; stone, petroleum, and natural gas are also extracted.
www.chuckbeaman.com /About_Kentucky/page_1119573.html   (286 words)

 Lexington, Kentuckey  -  Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Lexington is also a regional retail, financial, manufacturing, and educational center.
By the early 19th century, Lexington was a regional cultural and trade center.
Lexington covers a land area of 736.9 sq km (284.5 sq mi), with a mean elevation of 288 m (946 ft).
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 Lexington Kentucky Tourism Guide; Hotel, Motels, Dining, Restaurants, Area Attractions, Wedding Information, Shopping, ...
A visitor's vision of Lexington might be limited to the event that occassioned the trip: Thoroughbred racing, a visit to a Theater or Museum, or University of Kentucky sports.
Kentucky became a state in 1792, Lexington was the center of what they then called W.C. the Western Country," he said.
The latter department was moved across town and, in 1882, became the University of Kentucky.
www.lexington-kentucky.net   (286 words)

 Lexington (Kentucky) - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Lexington (Kentucky), also Lexington-Fayette, consolidated city with Fayette County, north central Kentucky.
Lexington Baptist College, private, coeducational institution in Lexington, Kentucky, affiliated with the Baptist Church (Baptists).
Lexington (Kentucky) : colleges and universities: University of Kentucky
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 Bluegrass Cycling Club - Lexington, Kentucky
It is in northern Madison county along the Kentucky River on KY 627 and KY 388.
Slade is east of Lexington in Powell county on the Mountain Parkway.
Wilmore is south of Lexington in Jessamine county on KY 29.
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 Dining in Lexington: Lexington, KY CVB
Lexington's newest Starbucks is downtown near the convention center with a view of Triangle Park.
The original Lexington Starbucks is in the Student Center at the University of Kentucky.
Sharing the name of Lexington's sister city in France, you'll feel you are in Normandy, especially if you nab a table on the sidewalk, weather permitting.
www.visitlex.com /quick/dining.html   (1498 words)

 Lexington, Kentucky City Page
Lexington, KY A midland metropolis rooted in the production of tobacco and thoroughbreds, Lexington is a gracious city decorated with rich bluegrass and dotted with aristocratic old houses.
Lexington cashed in on its tobacco crop when smoking became popular during the Civil War.
The first races were held in Lexington in 1780, and the first jockey club was organized in 1797.
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 Mary Todd Lincoln House -- Lexington, Kentucky -- National Register of Historic Places Travel Itinerary
A contemporary of Henry Clay and John Wesley Hunt, Robert S. Todd was a Lexington businessman and politician.
Todd was the president of the Lexington Branch of the Bank of Kentucky and also served in the Kentucky General Assembly for 24 years.
The home is operated by the Kentucky Mansions Preservation Foundation, Inc. and was opened to the public on June 9, 1977.
www.cr.nps.gov /nr/travel/lexington/mtl.htm   (355 words)

 lexphil.org | The Lexington Philharmonic Online | Lexington, Kentucky, USA
The Lexington Singers is one of America's oldest continuously performing choral groups.
Based in Lexington, Kentucky, the Singers currently comprises approximately 180 voices.
There are eight performances in the concert season, including concerts with the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra, an annual performance of Handel's Messiah, and a very popular spring Pops concert.
www.lexingtonphilharmonic.org /index.php?b=biography_soloists_and_lsingers   (347 words)

 Lexington Montessori School in Lexington, Kentucky
The faculty, staff, and families of Lexington Montessori School in Lexington, Kentucky, would like to welcome you to our school.
Lexington Montessori School is a non-profit and non-denominational organization that opened in 1980.
Our goal is to serve the child, to allow the child to develop as a complete person, and to encourage full realization of the child's potential and capabilities.
lexkymontessori.org   (133 words)

 Movie Premiere in Lexington, Kentucky
A short film shot in Lexington, Kentucky will premiere on Saturday, May 13th from 10:30 a.m.
Lexington, KY (PRWEB) May 5, 2006 -- A short film, entitled “Day One,” which was shot entirely in Lexington, Kentucky and features local actors will be shown first in Lexington.
The writers, directors, and producers of “Day One” as well as several of the stars of the film will be on hand.
www.prweb.com /releases/2006/5/prweb380854.htm   (324 words)

 Kentucky Department of Tourism - Home
Kentucky is a place where spirits are free to soar and big dreams can be fulfilled.
Whether you have a day to stay and shop, or a month to relax and tour, you can "loosen up the reins" and enjoy what Kentucky has to offer.
There are so many wonderful attractions throughout Kentucky that we're sure it is a place you will want to visit again and again.
www.kytourism.com   (176 words)

 Radisson Hotels & Resorts. Hotel reservations for leisure and business travel.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Lexington Kentucky's finest hotel, the Radisson Plaza Lexington, is the hotel destination of choice for meetings and weddings alike.
Centrally located in downtown Lexington and adjacent to Rupp Arena, Radisson Lexington Hotel is just minutes away from Blue Grass Airport, Keeneland Race Track, University of Kentucky, Kentucky Horse Park and many more of the area's top attractions and businesses.
The Radisson Plaza Hotel Lexington is connected by a series of indoor walkways to a variety of downtown attractions, including the Lexington Convention Center, Victorian Square and Rupp Arena.
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 Transylvania University - a liberal arts college in Lexington Kentucky, ranked among the top liberal arts colleges in ...
Transylvania University is a small, private liberal arts college located in an urban area in Lexington, Kentucky.
Our small college with its park-like setting is an oasis of green in a historic district and just minutes from the thoroughbred horse farms that surround Lexington, for which the bluegrass area of Kentucky is famous.
With over 50 student organizations and numerous opportunities for volunteer service in Lexington, Ky., and the surrounding urban area, students have no problem finding their niche at the University and in the community.
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 Lexington, Kentucky and Fayette County
Cosmopolitan yet casual, Lexington, Kentucky offers a charming blend of big city amenities and small-town friendliness.
Called 'the city in the park' because of its location at the center of hundreds of beautiful, park-like horse farms in Fayette County, Lexington also is filled with grand historic office buildings, churches and homes.
If we use the picture in our Lexington, Kentucky and Fayette County photo gallery, we'll give you credit for the photo.
www.kyhometown.com /lexington   (267 words)

 Learn More--Lexington, Kentucky -- National Register of Historic Places Travel Itinerary
Lexington, 1779: Pioneer Kentucky as Described by Early Settlers.
Discover what the state of Kentucky has to offer at the website for the state's Department of Travel.
The Kentucky Heritage Council, the State historic preservation office, identifies, preserves, and protects the historic places of Kentucky.
www.cr.nps.gov /nr/travel/lexington/learnmore.htm   (545 words)

 Lexington Kentucky Attractions, Lodging, Shopping, Dining. Hamburg Pavillion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Known as the "arts and crafts capital of Kentucky", Berea is a haven for some of America's finest craftspeople.
The Kentucky Horse Park is a fascinating place to visit, a place that's "always in season." For anyone who admires horses, a day at the park is the experience of a lifetime.
There are several beautiful and challenging golf courses in the Lexington area, many with close proximity to the Hilton Garden Suites and Lexington Sleep Inn.
www.lexingtonattractions.com   (948 words)

 Lexington Bridge Club - Lexington, Kentucky
Welcome to the web site of the Bridge Club of Lexington located in Lexington, Kentucky, "Thoroughbred Horse Capital of the World." We are Club # 231159, in Unit 164, District 11 of the American Contract Bridge League (ACBL).
The mission of the ACBL is to serve the bridge-related interests of its members and to promote and sustain the game of bridge.
The Bridge Club of Lexington is a non-profit organization created solely for the enjoyment of Duplicate Contract Bridge.
www.lexingtonbridgeclub.com   (253 words)

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