Useful Information and Phone Numbers

Telephone

Telephone service in the Lexington area is provided by Century Link. You can contact them at (888) 723-8010.

Internet

High-speed Internet service is available in Lexington and the Rockbridge area from several providers. Check the Yellow Pages for current listings.

Electricity

Electricity in Lexington is provided by Dominion Virginia Power. Their number is 1 (866) 366-4357.

Gas

Columbia Gas of Virginia can be reached at (800) 543-8911 for routine service and inquiries. for 24-hour emergency service, call (800) 544-5606.

Water

The City of Lexington and Rockbridge County Water & Sewer Authority are the local public water providers.

Trash Collection

To find out how trash is collected in your neighborhood, ask your landlord. If you live outside the city limits, contact private companies for trash collection. If you don't want to hire a private company, you are responsible for putting your trash into a dumpster. For more information about trash collection in the city, contact Lexington Public Works at (540) 463-3154.

Recycling

The Rockbridge County Recycling Center is located next to the jail on Greenhouse Road. Visit the W&L website for more information about recycling.

Cable

Cable service is provided by Comcast. Their telephone number is 1 (866) 922-0069.

Voter Registration

In order to vote in Virginia you must:

  • Be a resident of Virginia
  • Be a citizen of the U.S.
  • Not claim the right to vote in any other state.
  • Be at least 18 years old by the day of the next election.
  • Not currently declared mentally incompetent by a court of law.
  • Know that if convicted of a felony, your right to vote must have been restored.
  • Re-register if you have changed your name or moved.
  • You can inquire about voter registration at the time you apply for a Virginia Driver's License.

Driver's Licenses and Vehicle Registration

To apply for a Virginia driver's license, you must show two proofs of identification, one proof of legal presence and one proof of Virginia residency. If you are from out of state, the DMV may exchange your out-of-state driver's license for a Virginia driver's license if you meet the state requirements. Motor vehicles must be registered both with the state and with the local DMV office (110 Walker St., Lexington) and with the locality where it is garaged (city of Lexington or Rockbridge County). The Virginia DMV website is www.dmvnow.com.

Local Resource Information

Lexington Chamber of Commerce: (540) 463-5375
Lexington City Hall Office: (540) 462-3700
Rockbridge Area Recreation Organization: (540) 463-9525
Rockbridge/Lexington Health Department: .(540) 463-3185
Voter Registration-Lexington: (540) 462-3706
Voter Registration-Rockbridge County: (540) 463-7203
Lexington Police Department: (540) 462-3705
Rockbridge County Sheriff's Office: (540) 463-7328
Rockbridge County Administrator: (540) 463-4361
Stonewall Jackson Hospital: (540) 458-3300
Rockbridge Area Information Line: (540) 261-9528
Legal Aid Society: (540) 463-7334