Lexington Area

Lexington Theological Seminary is located in Lexington, Kentucky, the “Athens of the West” and the “Horse Capital of the world.”

Lexington is in the heart of the Bluegrass region of Kentucky. It is the second-largest city in Kentucky, after Louisville, Kentucky, and the 70th largest in the United States. In 2005, the population estimate given by the U.S. Census Bureau was 268,080.

Lexington is home to the Kentucky Horse Park, Keeneland race course, the Red Mile race course, Transylvania University, and the University of Kentucky (UK). The area code (859) spells out UKY. Lexington has been selected to be the site of the 2010 World Equestrian Games.

For more information about Lexington, see the following websites:

The Lexington, Kentucky home page »

The Lexington Convention and Visitors Bureau »

The Lexington Herald-Leader »

Lexington area Calendar of Events »