Lexington is located in northeastern Lauderdale County in the far northwest part of the state, on the Alabama/Tennessee line. Wilson Lake and Wheeler Lake are both located about 10 miles south of town. The town maintains two city parks with playground equipment, a city pool, tennis courts, and a walking trail. Lexington holds a Founder's Day Celebration every September. It also holds an annual horse show.
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