Chevy Chase, Lexington

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Chevy Chase
Neighborhood of Lexington, Kentucky
Coordinates: 38°01′12″N 84°29′13″W / 38.020°N 84.487°W / 38.020; -84.487Coordinates: 38°01′12″N 84°29′13″W / 38.020°N 84.487°W / 38.020; -84.487
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Fayette
City Lexington
 • Total .258 sq mi (0.67 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,026
 • Density 3,973/sq mi (1,534/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code 40502
Area code(s) 859

Chevy Chase is a neighborhood in southeastern Lexington, Kentucky, United States. Its boundaries are Cooper Drive to the south, Tates Creek Road to the west, Fontaine Road to the north, and Chinoe Road to the east.[1]

Name origin[edit]

Chevy Chase was named after a golf club in Maryland that the subdivision's founder, Henry Clay Simpson, joined while working in Washington, D.C. in the 1920s.[2]

Neighborhood statistics[edit]

  • Area: 0.258 square miles (0.67 km2)
  • Population: 1,026
  • Population density: 3,973 people per square mile
  • Median household income: $61,924[1]


  1. ^ a b Chevy Chase Neighborhood Profile Retrieved 2013-03-11.
  2. ^ The Housing Stock of Chevy Chase: An Early Automobile Suburb Susan Lewis, University of Kentucky, July 4, 2011

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