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Welcome to LaGrange ...

The city of LaGrange is located in Troup County<1> and is the County Seat for Troup County.

The location of LaGrange has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, LaGrange has a population of 30,404 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of LaGrange.

LaGrange is 710 feet [216 m] above sea level.<4>.

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).

Telephone area codes for LaGrange: (706) & (762)<5>

The ZIP codes for LaGrange: 30240-30241, 30261<6>

Websites for LaGrange ...

Official Website:   www.lagrange-ga.org/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.lagrangechamber.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, LaGrange had an population of 30,404 people. This is an increase of 2.76% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, LaGrange had a population of 29,588 people (or 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 population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 25th most populous community.

More information can be found on the Census 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.

Communities near LaGrange ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near LaGrange.

  • Valley [Chambers County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Valley
    • Valley [Chambers County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the southwest of LaGrange
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,077 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Valley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Valley<8>
  • Lanett [Chambers County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lanett
    • Lanett [Chambers County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the southwest of LaGrange
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,054 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lanett
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lanett<8>
  • Graysons Landing [Troup County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Graysons Landing
    • Graysons Landing [Troup County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<7> to the north of LaGrange
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,452 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Graysons Landing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Graysons Landing
  • West Point [Troup County]
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    • West Point [Troup County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the southwest of LaGrange
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,723 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Point
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Point<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Grantville [Coweta County]
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      • Grantville [Coweta County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the northeast of LaGrange
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,341 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grantville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grantville<8>
    • Hogansville [Troup County]
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      • Hogansville [Troup County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the northeast of LaGrange
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,147 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hogansville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hogansville<8>
    • Louise [Troup County]
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      • Louise [Troup County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<7> to the northeast of LaGrange
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,215 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Louise have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louise
    • Pine Mountain [Harris County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine Mountain
      • Pine Mountain [Harris County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the southeast of LaGrange
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,452 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Mountain
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pine Mountain<8>
    • Mountainbrook [Harris County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountainbrook
      • Mountainbrook [Harris County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the southeast of LaGrange
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,108 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountainbrook have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountainbrook
    • Franklin [Heard County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Franklin
      • Franklin [Heard County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the north of LaGrange
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 958 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Franklin<8>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around LaGrange. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for LaGrange.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around LaGrange.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around LaGrange. Our list includes 9 papers. See our Newspapers Page for LaGrange.

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.

Adding LaGrange to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of LaGrange in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for LaGrange was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1830.

We also found LaGrange in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for LaGrange on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for LaGrange: www.lagrange-ga.org/

The official website for Troup County: www.troupcountyga.org/

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Troup, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for LaGrange.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around LaGrange - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).
<6>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.
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LaGrangeOur 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       In this case, the coordinates for LaGrange have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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