Fayette County

Fayette County is located in the "Inner Bluegrass," in the central part of Kentucky. In the 2010 census, the population was 295,803, making it the second-most populous county in the commonwealth. Its territory, population and government are coextensive with the city of Lexington, which also serves as the county seat.


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  • Tony's Shoe Repair 1967–2021 (Tony Likirdopulos - Lexington)

Tony Likirdopulos, a Greek immigrant and third-generation cobbler, operated his shop on Short Street until he retired. See Lexington Herald-Leader newspaper article on his career and retirement.

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