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LaGrange, Georgia

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Welcome to LaGrange ...

The city of LaGrange is located in Troup County and is the County Seat for Troup County.

The location of LaGrange has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, LaGrange has a population of 30,472 people<2> (see below for details).

LaGrange is 710 feet [216 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: LaGrange lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel west from LaGrange (for example, toward Five Points (AL)), you will soon leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Area codes for LaGrange: (706) & (762)<4>

The ZIP codes for LaGrange: 30240-30241, 30261<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, LaGrange had a population of 29,588 people (which is 44.13% of the total population of Troup County). This makes LaGrange the county's most populous community.

The population of LaGrange represents 0.31% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 25th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 29,588 people, the population of LaGrange increased 13.81% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 25,998 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, LaGrange had an population of 30,472 people. This is an increase of 2.99% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 17.21% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for LaGrange.

Communities near LaGrange ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from LaGrange and not the distance if you are driving.<6>.

Community   2017
Five Points (AL)   [Map]   141   W   18 miles [29 km]
Lanett (AL)   [Map]   6,271   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Valley (AL)   [Map]   9,259   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Corinth   [Map]   ---   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Franklin   [Map]   958   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Grantville   [Map]   3,226   NE   18 miles [29 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for LaGrange.

Communities Also Named LaGrange ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 15 communities that are also named LaGrange - they are located in Arkansas, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, Ohio (3), Pennsylvania (2), South Dakota, Vermont and Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for LaGrange.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around LaGrange. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of LaGrange. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around LaGrange. Our list includes 9 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for LaGrange:

Websites for LaGrange ...

Official Website:
Chamber of Commerce:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for LaGrange ...

Looking for more information about LaGrange? 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 LaGrange, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for LaGrange.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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The official website for State of Georgia:

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for LaGrange.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around LaGrange - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).

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<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as LaGrange). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether LaGrange or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for LaGrange includes: 30240 & 30241.

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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- LaGrange) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for LaGrange. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LaGrange

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in LaGrange. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.0332, Longitude: -85.0349     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for LaGrange have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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