Welcome to Lexington County

Visiting The Region

Welcome to Lexington County, South Carolina! Explore the vibrant Town of Lexington, where you can experience the best of small-town living with a variety of quaint shops, delicious local eateries, and community events in close proximity to the Capital City of Columbia. From humble beginnings to a vibrant and flourishing community, Lexington County is one of South Carolina’s fastest-growing counties, with a multitude of options from high-end shopping on Harbison Boulevard to more than 70 unique and multicultural restaurants in just the Town of Lexington. 

Where to eat

From down-home, Southern comfort food to global flavors from far-off lands, Lexington County caters to every craving. Head to Main Street in the Town of Lexington for the ultimate strip of multi-cultural dishes: Bodhi Thai Dining, O’Hara’s Public House, Alodia’s Cucina Italiana, Mediterranean Café, Flight Deck Restaurant, and more. Visit Chapin for upscale seafood at Catch 22, delicious steaks at Chop House of Chapin, or make your way to West Columbia for exceptional cuisine at Terra, Al’s Upstairs or DeLucca’s Italian Grill.

Lexington County is the sixth-largest County in South Carolina by population and is part of the Columbia Metropolitan area.


Two museums in Lexington County hold vast amounts of memorabilia from those early Dutch Fork days. The Lexington County Museum in the town of Lexington has a varied collection of historic arts and crafts of self-sufficiency displayed in 36-period buildings. The Cayce Historical Museum, is a replica of a frontier trading post that was built in the area in 1765. The museum building displays artifacts and interprets the historical, social, and cultural heritage of the area. The town of Cayce also encompasses the site of Ft. Granby, one of the earliest inland villages and site of two Revolutionary battles.