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Lyndon is a city in Jefferson County, in the Louisville metro area.
Lyndon is in the Bluegrass region.
Probably named for a nearby pioneer fort called Linn's Station
The latitude of Lyndon is 38.256N. The longitude is -85.601W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 581 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 10,293.
The Kentucky Military Institute, one of the nation's longest-standing military schools, operated here from 1896 to 1973
Sections below provide additional information and links about Lyndon demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Jefferson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Louisville area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 40242 ZIP code.
22% of Lyndon residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lyndon ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lyndon was $26,394, compared with $21,587 nationally.
37% of Lyndon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Lyndon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $539. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,013.
Jefferson County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lyndon political report.
The average commute time for Lyndon workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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