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Fayette County, Kentucky

Ashland, circa 1811

Photo: Ashland, ca. 1811, located at 120 Sycamore Road. Mansion and Plantation of statesman, Henry Clay. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1966. Photographed by user:Analogue Kid (own work), 2007, [cc-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons, accessed July, 2021.


Fayette County Neighborhoods

The Fayette County Courthouse is located at 200 East Main Street, Lexington, KY 40507; phone: 859-258-3000.

In 1974 Fayette County and the City of Lexington merged their governments forming a consolidated city-county, the Lexington-Fayette Urban County government. The county was one of the original three counties formed in 1780 when Kentucky County (Virginia) was divided into Fayette, Jefferson and Lincoln counties.