|Lexington-Fayette Urban County|
Robert F. Stephens Courthouse Complex in Lexington
Location within the U.S. state of Kentucky
Kentucky's location within the U.S.
|Named for||Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette|
|• Total||286 sq mi (740 km2)|
|• Land||284 sq mi (740 km2)|
|• Water||1.9 sq mi (5 km2) 0.7%%|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||1,087/sq mi (420/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−5 (Eastern)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−4 (EDT)|
Fayette County is located in the central part of the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 295,803, making it the second-most populous county in the commonwealth. Its territory, population and government are coextensive with the city of Lexington, which also serves as the county seat.
Fayette County is part of the Lexington–Fayette, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area.
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