About Lexington, Missouri

Color Guard in Parade frontal-1024Wentworth is located along the Missouri River, in Lexington, Missouri. Lexington was once known as “Athens of the West” for its multiple institutions of higher learning, and is now a small, beautiful town, making it an ideal study environment.

Lexington, Missouri, is located in the central part of the United States. Considered part of the greater Kansas City area and only a few hours’ drive from St. Louis, the scenic area is surrounded by farms and rural landscape. A visit to Lexington allows you to follow in the steps of Santa Fe Trail traders, steamboat captains and Civil War soldiers. You’ll enjoy seeing the storied courthouse, battlefield, beautiful antebellum homes and historic districts. With ample antique and specialty shops, you’ll enjoy shopping and dining at locally-owned restaurants. The surrounding county also has many orchards and boasts of five wineries. As a former trading post for the Santa Fe and Oregon Trails, it now offers many museums, tours and historic sites. Learn more about Lexington.

Lafayette_County_Courthouse,_Lexington,_MissouriThe weather in Missouri is well known for its wide variety of patterns. Summer is hot and humid, with temperatures ranging from 77 to 100 degrees Fahrenheit (25 to 39 degrees Celsius), and winter temperatures are often below 32 degrees Fahrenheit (0 degrees Celsius). Temperatures in the spring and fall are very pleasant, and the colors are beautiful.