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Jimtown is in Fayette County, in the Lexington-Fayette metro area.
Jimtown is in the Bluegrass region.
The community was named for James Sidener, landholder who sold lots to freed slaves
The latitude of Jimtown is 38.188N. The longitude is -84.374W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 974 feet.
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Fayette County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Jimtown political report.
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