Battle of Lexington, Lexington, Virginia, Rockbridge County, Virginia

Lexington, Virginia – A Town Named After The American Revolutionary War Battle of Lexington

In the 1730, English settlers began to occupy the areas in the western central part of Virginia, near Lynchburg. The Battle of Lexington, was one of the first battles of the Revolutionary War made the area of Lexington famous among the American Colonies. In 1777, the Virginia State Legislature founded the town of Lexington, Virginia, which they named after the Battle of Lexington.