Mayor Clint Cobbins. Mayor Cobbins is the first ever Black Mayor of Lexington Mississippi Holmes County.

Pictured here with me is: Mayor Clint Cobbins. 
Mayor Cobbins is the first ever Black Mayor of Lexington Mississippi Holmes County. We are working together to bring Economic growth and development to Holmes County.

Due to the Efforts of our 2013 Summer of LCORPS Tour: Life Changing Out Reach Programs and Services will be opening an  Educational Workforce Center in the Town of Lexington Mississippi in November of 2013.
Thank you to all those involved in this endeavor!!!!!!!





Lexington, Mississippi

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Lexington, Mississippi
—  City  —
St. Mary's Episcopal Church
Nickname(s): L-Town
Location of Lexington, Mississippi
Coordinates: 33°6′52″N 90°3′4″W
CountryUnited States
StateMississippi
CountyHolmes
Government
 • MayorClint Cobbins
Area
 • Total2.5 sq mi (6.4 km2)
 • Land2.5 sq mi (6.4 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation233 ft (71 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total2,025
 • Density825.6/sq mi (318.8/km2)
Time zoneCentral (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code39095
Area code(s)662
FIPS code28-40600
GNIS feature ID0672434
Lexington is a city in Holmes CountyMississippi. The population was 2,025 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Holmes County.[1]

Geography

Lexington is located at 33°6′52″N 90°3′4″W (33.114329, -90.051191).[2]
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.5 square miles (6.5 km2), all land.

Demographics

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 2,025 people, 725 households, and 503 families residing in the city. The population density was 825.6 people per square mile (319.1/km²). There were 802 housing units at an average density of 327.0 per square mile (126.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 31.36% White, 67.26%African American, 0.05% Native American, 0.64% Asian, and 0.69% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.98% of the population.
There were 725 households out of which 30.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 37.8% were married couples living together, 26.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.5% were non-families. 28.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.70 and the average family size was 3.34.
In the city the population was spread out with 28.5% under the age of 18, 11.1% from 18 to 24, 26.9% from 25 to 44, 17.9% from 45 to 64, and 15.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 91.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.1 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $22,163, and the median income for a family was $29,732. Males had a median income of $25,750 versus $17,328 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,614. About 32.7% of families and 37.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 54.5% of those under age 18 and 28.4% of those age 65 or over.

Education

The city of Lexington is served by the Holmes County School District. Elementary Schools L.E.S., Jacob Joshua McClain Middle School and Jacob Joshua McClain High School.
There is also a private school called Central Holmes Christian School (formerly Central Holmes Academy).[4]

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