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Lanexa is an unincorporated community partially in New Kent County, and partially in James City County, Virginia, United States. Lanexa is located by the Chickahominy River and has many tourism sites for camping and outdoor activities. Diascund Creek runs immediately to the east of the center of Lanexa. A dam creates the Diascund Creek Reservoir on the north side of the community.

In the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, Lanexa had a station on the Peninsula Extension of the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway near where the tracks run along the Chickahominy River west of Diascund Creek. Today, the main artery is US Route 60.

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