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Fayette County (Ky.)

LC control no.n 79135224
Descriptive conventionsrda
Geographic headingFayette County (Ky.)
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Geographic subdivision usageKentucky--Fayette County
Variant(s)Fayette Co., Ky.
See alsoLexington (Ky.)
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Associated countryUnited States
Found inGeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009 (adm2; 38°03ʹ00ʺN 084°27ʹ00ʺW)
Wikipedia, August 12, 2015: Fayette County, Kentucky (Its territory, population and government are coextensive with the city of Lexington, which also serves as county seat; one of the original three counties created from the former Kentucky County, Virginia, by the Virginia Act in 1780, along with Jefferson and Lincoln counties. Together they separated from Virginia in 1792 to become the Commonwealth of Kentucky; On January 1, 1974, Fayette County merged its government with that of its county seat of Lexington, creating a consolidated city-county governed by the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government; 38.04°N 84.46°W)
Geographic area coden-us-ky