Lexington is the fastest growing suburb of Columbia. Located west of Columbia it is bordered to the west by Lake Murray. In recent years there has been a large influx of new businesses and residents to the area. Low cost of living, excellent schools and access to Lake Murray make this a desirable location. Main Street has undergone a recent renovation and many new restaurants and retail stores have opened along Highway 378, Lexington’s main business corridor. Noted employers include Lexington Medical Center, County of Lexington, and Home Depot.