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A Real Up-and-Coming City

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Lexington was the county seat for Davidson and in 1947 home to 15,000 residents. It was settled in the mid-18th-century but not chartered until 1827. Much progress had been made since and in 1947 the future was bright for Lexington. Textile mills and furniture manufacturers, as well as agriculture were major economic booms for Lexington in 1947. Also of interest was the newly completed hospital in that same year.
The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 14 Issue 39, Feb 1947, p21-35, il