Meadowthorpe, Lexington

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Neighborhood of Lexington, Kentucky
Coordinates: 38°04′16″N 84°31′30″W / 38.071°N 84.525°W / 38.071; -84.525Coordinates: 38°04′16″N 84°31′30″W / 38.071°N 84.525°W / 38.071; -84.525
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Fayette
City Lexington
 • Total 0.489 sq mi (1.27 km2)
Elevation 950 ft (289.56 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,460
 • Density 2,983/sq mi (1,149.6/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code 40511
Area code(s) 859

Meadowthorpe is a neighborhood in western Lexington, Kentucky, United States. Its boundaries are Leestown Road to the south, New Circle Road to the west, and Norfolk Southern railroad tracks to the north and east.[1] Since 2000, areas south of Leestown Road have seen residential and commercial development in Townley Center. This area is not a part of the Meadowthorpe neighborhood.[2] Schools in the area are Meadowthorpe Elementary and Leestown Middle School.

Neighborhood statistics[edit]

  • Area: 0.489 square miles (1.27 km2)
  • Population: 1,460
  • Population density: 2,983 people per square mile (1,149.6/km²)
  • Median household income: $47,217[1]


  1. ^ a b Meadowthorpe Neighborhood Profile Retrieved on 2011-01-02
  2. ^ Meadowthorpe Neighborhood Website Retrieved on 2017-02-20