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The Lexington County Administration Building is open for public access Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Welcome to Lexington County!

With a rich historical background and promises of a strong future, Lexington County provides a diverse community, endless economic opportunities and prosperous growth. Located in the Midlands of South Carolina, Lexington County is known as one of the fastest growing areas in the state and region. As a leader in business and industry, Lexington County provides an outstanding quality of life with a reasonable cost of living. Featuring a temperate climate, convenient location and access to Lake Murray, Lexington County offers exceptional recreational and residential opportunities.

Our Mission:  To provide quality services to our citizens at a reasonable cost.

Our Vision:  Planned growth for our communities with abundant opportunities for all in a quality environment.



The Grow With Us planning process is an opportunity for everyone who cares about the future of Lexington County to share their ideas and insight about the future. This planning process will lay forth a framework for managing growth for years to come. The opportunity for all citizens to get involved and shape the future of our community is exciting and will ensure that the future growth of our county is guided by the community, not simply happening to the community. 

Grow With Us Website


Stormwater Utility Fee Presentation to Council - 11/10/2020

PowerPoint             Video

FY21/22 Accommodations Tax Funds/Temporary Alcohol Beverage License Fee Funds

Organizations interested in applying for Accommodations Tax Funds or Temporary Alcohol Beverage License Fee Funds (Festivals) from Lexington County for the Fiscal Year 2021/22 can click the links under the appropriate funding source below for instructions and application:

 ·    Accommodations Tax Funds must be used for tourism-related expenditures which comply with Section 6-4-10 of the South Carolina Code of Laws, 1976, as amended.
        Application            Instructions

·    Temporary Alcohol Beverage License Fee Funds are for Lexington County festivals only.

Application deadline is Friday, January 8, 2021.  Please contact the Lexington County Council office for questions at 803-785-8103.

Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Budget Information                                    2020 Reassessment

Lexington County Department Objectives (PDF)                         Community Engagement Study Results (PDF)

Recent News

County of Lexington Administrative Offices Closed For Thanksgiving Holiday

The County of Lexington Administrative offices will be closed for the observance of the Thanksgiving holiday Thursday, Nov. 26, and Friday, Nov. 27.

County of Lexington Awarded Certificate Of Achievement For Excellence In Financial Reporting

The County of Lexington’s Financial Department has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Cana