Lexington, Kentucky

City: Lexington

County: Fayette

State: Kentucky

Lat/Long: 38.0333, -84.5000

One of the largest cities in Kentucky, nineteenth-century Lexington was one of the more prominent economic and cultural centers west of the Allegheny Mountains. It was home to Henry Clay and the birthplace of Mary Lincoln.

"Lexington," Kentucky Encyclopedia, ed. by John E. Kleber (Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1992), 549-50.