Lexington is waiting for you to call it home.

Originally a part of Cambridge Farms, Lexington was incorporated in 1713. The town is best known for the events which took place on Lexington Green the morning of April 19, 1775. Because of this, Lexington has been called “The Birthplace of Liberty”. Obviously, a great deal has changed since that time, but both consciously and unconsciously the community still respects the events of that day and the ongoing significance of those events.

Lexington is an amazing town on the east coast of Massachusetts just 16.2 miles from downtown Boston. The community offers an abundance of services and natural beauty: approximately 20% of its land has been set aside as conservation or recreation spaces; a top-notch school system; a vibrant downtown with a boutique movie theater, Cary Hall performance venue, shops and restaurants, Cary Memorial Library, wonderful town recreation areas/ facilities including a public golf course, pool complex, town beach, lit tennis courts and The Hayden Recreation center (ice rink and indoor pool complex), a community farm (LexFarm) and the award-winning Minuteman Bikeway. There are also numerous strong community organizations formed to improve the community’s quality of life, such as: Monroe Center for the Arts, Chinese American Association of Lexington, Cary Lecture Series, Lexington Historical Society, Indian American Association of Lexington, Lexington Chamber of Commerce, Lexington Field and Garden Club, Association of Black Citizens of Lexington, Lexington Symphony and The Lexington Pops.

In many ways, Lexington holds itself to a higher standard because of its past. We have a high quality of life due to good planning, a strong infrastructure, and an expectation of excellence. This is evidenced by our schools which are consistently in the top ten in the state and have gained a national reputation for excellence. Lexington High School has been ranked as ‘one of the best high schools in the nation’ by Newsweek numerous times.

Not to be overlooked are the benefits of our location. Lexington sits along the well-known Interstate 95 and Route 2 and is convenient to Route 3. It is a great commuter location for heading into the city or weekend trips to explore other parts of the state.

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