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Welcome to LaFayette ...
The pronunciation of LaFayette: la-FAY-it<1>
When the people of LaFayette refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Lafayettean<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, LaFayette has a population of 2,944 people<3> (see below for details).
LaFayette was established in 1833.
The community of LaFayette is 840 feet [256 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: LaFayette lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from LaFayette (for example, toward West Point (GA)), you will soon leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).
The area code for LaFayette: (334)
The ZIP code for LaFayette: 36862<5>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, LaFayette had a population of 3,003 people (or 8.78% of the total population of Chambers County). This makes LaFayette the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of LaFayette represents 0.06% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 137th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 3,003 people, the population of LaFayette decreased 7.14% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,234 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, LaFayette had an population of 2,944 people. This is a decrease of 1.96% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.97% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for LaFayette.
Communities near LaFayette ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<6>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for LaFayette.
Communities Also Named LaFayette ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 38 communities that are also named LaFayette - they are located in California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa (2), Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Maryland, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio (5), Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Rhode Island, Tennessee (2), Texas (2), Virginia (2) and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for LaFayette.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for LaFayette:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for LaFayette ...
Looking for more information about LaFayette? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for LaFayette, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for LaFayette.
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The official website for Chambers County: www.chamberscounty.com/
The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/
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This page was last modified: 21 Jan 2019