Lexington Hills (Santa Clara County, California)

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Lexington Hills
Lexington Hills is located in the United States
Lexington Hills
Lexington Hills
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 37°9′36″N 121°55′23″W / 37.16000°N 121.92306°W / 37.16000; -121.92306Coordinates: 37°9′36″N 121°55′23″W / 37.16000°N 121.92306°W / 37.16000; -121.92306
Country United States
State California
CountySanta Clara
Area
 • Total54.353 sq mi (140.774 km2)
 • Land53.529 sq mi (138.640 km2)
 • Water0.824 sq mi (2.134 km2)  0.015%
Elevation2,739 ft (835 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total4,009
 • Density74/sq mi (28/km2)
Time zoneUTC-8 (PST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP code(s)
95120, 95033, 95032
Area code(s)408
FIPS code06-08591602
GNIS feature ID1935165

Lexington Hills is an unincorporated, census county division (CCD) located on the eastern side of the Santa Cruz Mountains in west Santa Clara County, California.[3] The area covers approximately 54 square miles (140 km2), much of it open space,[4] and contains Lake Elsman, Lexington, and Williams reservoirs, as well as the Lexington Reservoir County Park[5] and Bear Creek Redwoods[6] and Sierra Azul[7] open space preserves. The Lexington Hills communities, as well as the former Almaden Air Force Station on Mount Umunhum, and Loma Prieta (highest peak in the Santa Cruz Mountains) are also located in the area.

As of the 2010 US Census, the population was 4,009 residents of whom 83.2% were non-Hispanic white, 8.4% Hispanic, 4.0% Asian, and 4.4% of other races, with a median age of 45.0 years old.[8]

Most residents and businesses in the area use postal zip codes from neighboring cities of Almaden, Lexington Hills, and Los Gatos. The telephone area code is 408.

Climate[edit]

The region lies on the eastern side of the Santa Cruz Mountains, and supports a relatively cool Mediterranean climate.

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