Lexington (Ohio)

Lexington Municipal Building
Clearfork Reservoir

Lexington is a village in, Richland County in the state of Ohio. It is a bedroom community for Mansfield. During the summer months, visitors come from all over the world to visit Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. It is a high dollar race track, visited by hi-rolling race fans, sponsers and racers.

Clearfork Snapper

The race track is in a beautiful, partially wooded setting, attracting families from all over. Clearfork Reservoir , has many amenities, including camping, boating, sailing and fishing. The reservoir is stocked with many fish including muskies.

Get in

By plane

By car

Amish Buggy

From the South:

From the North:

Get around

Clearfork Marina

There is no public transportation in Lexington. It is located in a rural area, driving is easy and pleasurable, execept on race weekends when thousands show up for Mid-Ohio races. Great crowd, mostly families.


Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course
Richland County Museum
A blueray blueberry bush full of blueberrys at The Blueberry Patch.


If you are not from the area and are feeling adventurous, drive west about 1 mile to SR 314. Head south on 314. From this point south to Chesterville, approx. 15 miles, all of the intersecting roads past Johnsville, lead to Amish farms. If you are vigilant, you will notice a few bakeries, tack shops, truck farms, hardwood furniture sales, and such. Feel free to visit where signs offer items for sale. This is a great spot to buy fresh vegetables, maple syrup, eggs and other items that will be appreciated at Mid-Ohio races. It is best to have small bills in hand before starting.


Grocery stores


There are plenty of choices for eating, Mansfield and Ontario are a short distance away offering even more choices.


There are plenty of choices for alcohol. Most grocery stores carry it, as well as the gas stations, drive-throughs and convenience stores.


Bed & Breakfast

Presidential Inn Bed and Breakfast






Go next

Routes through Lexington

Delaware Mount Gilead  S  N  Mansfield Cleveland

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