New Lexington, Ohio

New Lexington is the County Seat of Perry County and is located at the picturesque western end of the Appalachian plateau at the start of the Southern Ohio hills.

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Road Closure 4/17/24-4/18/24 due to Courthouse Renovations

Drivers asked to use alternate route

ROAD CLOSURE ALERT FOR 4/17/2024-4/18/2024
W. Brown St. will be closed between Main St. and High St. on Wednesday, April 17, 2024 and Thursday, April 18, 2024 between the hours of 7AM-12PM for ongoing renovations to the Perry County Courthouse.
Please use an alternate route during this time.
Thank you for your patience and cooperation!

Updated Hours at Admin Building

Effective 04/01/2024, the Village Administration lobby will no longer be open 24 hours. New lobby hours are 8AM-4PM Monday-Friday. For non-emergency calls after hours, you may call (740) 342-4123 for Police and (740) 343-4681 for Fire/EMS. If you are experiencing an emergency after hours, please call 911.

New Shelter House at New Lexington Reservoir

Building Trades Class Constructs New Shelter House

The New Lexington Building Trades class of Coleman McCoy has been hard at work constructing a new shelter house at the New Lexington Reservoir. We are excited for this great addition to our beautiful reservoir and we’re thankful to have students from the New Lexington Workforce Development Center working hard to help make this happen!

Flags Lowered to Half-Staff in Honor of Jeff Danison

Village Mourns the Passing of Long-Term Community Servant

By order of Mayor Thompson, The flag at City Hall will be flown at half-staff in honor of the passing of Jeff Danison, a dedicated member of our Village Council.
As a community servant and past firefighter, Jeff served our town with unwavering dedication, passion, and commitment. His contributions to our town were invaluable, and his loss will be deeply felt by all who had the privilege of working with him.
At this difficult time, our thoughts and prayers are with Jeff’s family and friends. We extend our deepest condolences to them and offer our support in any way needed as they navigate through this challenging period of grief and loss.
The Village of New Lexington remains grateful for Jeff’s service and mourns the loss of a beloved member of our community.

NL Marching Band Annual Spaghetti Dinner

New Mallet Instruments Needed

The annual spaghetti dinner hosted by the New Lexington High School and Middle School Marching Band will be held on Friday, March 22, 2024 at the New Lexington High School The high school is located at 2547 Panther Drive in New Lexington