Quality Of Life

Lexington County has a long history of progressive growth combined with small town charm and urban amenities. It is this diverse and superior quality of life that defines Lexington County.

We boast amongst the finest schools, healthcare, recreational activities, warm weather and diverse housing opportunities. The latter ranges from diverse housing opportunities from lakeside luxury to urban lofts, classic country homes to new suburban developments. With all of this in mind it is easy to see why people want to make Lexington County their home all year round.

Often regarded as one of the state’s best places to live, Lexington County has a lot to offer those looking for housing opportunities.  From apartments and condos along the river and within minutes of downtown Lexington or Columbia to quaint homes in charming small towns in the more rural areas of the County, Lexington County has a wide array of housing opportunities.  Whether you’re looking to locate on a small farm, live near the major metro area, on the lake, or on a gated golf course community, we have all that and more to choose from.

For recreational activities, Lake Murray is the envy of the region offering outstanding boating, swimming, and water recreation at its finest on more than 50,000 acres of water and more than 500 miles of shoreline.   There are several golf courses in the area and along with cultural offerings in Lexington, there are even more opportunities in nearby Columbia – South Carolina’s state capital.  The area is also an outdoorsman’s dream, with dozens of opportunities to camp, fish, and hunt within just minutes of home.

The County’s annual festivals include the Irmo Okra Strut Festival, the Fishin’ for Vision Striped Bass Festival, the 4th of July Boat Festival and the Lexington County Peach Festival among others.  There’s plenty to do and see in Lexington County.

With a cost of living index below the national average at 0.92 (U.S. = 1.0), Lexington County provides a high quality lifestyle in a community that is annually regarded as one of the finest places to live in South Carolina.

For additional information, visit the Lexington Chamber of Commerce website

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