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The Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Kentucky

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This project is for those buried in The Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Kentucky.

The cemetery is located on the north side of W. Main Street (US 421) from Price Road to about 0.1 miles west of Newtown Pike (US 25). The cemetery was established in 1849. The Lexington National Cemetery is located along West Main Street on the grounds of the Lexington Cemetery.

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) feature ID for the cemetery is 496344 (Lexington Cemetery).

NOTE: If making a photo request, please use Lexington Cemetery's online grave search, available under Genealogy on the cemetery website, to find the plot information. If there is no plot information or the plot doesn't include SW1/4, NE1/4 SE1/4, etc please call the office.

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