Fayette County, Kentucky
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Robert F. Stephens Courthouse Complex in Lexington
Location within the U.S. state of Kentucky
Kentucky's location within the U.S.
|Named for||Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette|
|• Total||286 sq mi (740 km2)|
|• Land||284 sq mi (740 km2)|
|• Water||1.9 sq mi (5 km2) 0.7%%|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||1,087/sq mi (420/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−5 (Eastern)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−4 (EDT)|
Fayette County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 295,803, making it the second-most populous county in the commonwealth. The city of Lexington is the county seat.
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