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Welcome to La Grange ...

The city of La Grange is located in Oldham County and is the County Seat for Oldham County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, La Grange has a population of 8,877 people<1> (see below for details).

La Grange was established in 1827.

The community of La Grange is 750 feet [229 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

La Grange is within the (502) area code.

The ZIP codes for La Grange: 40031-40032<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, La Grange had a population of 8,082 people (which is 13.4% of the total population of Oldham County). This makes La Grange the county's most populous community.

The population of La Grange represents 0.19% of the total population of Kentucky (which has 4,339,367 people), making it the state's 48th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 8,082 people, the population of La Grange increased 42.39% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 5,676 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, La Grange had an population of 8,877 people. This is an increase of 9.84% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 56.4% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for La Grange.

Communities near La Grange ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from La Grange and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<4>.

Community   2017
Charlestown (IN)   [Map]   8,215   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Jeffersonville (IN)   [Map]   47,383   W   18 miles [29 km]
Crestwood   [Map]   4,982   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Douglass Hills   [Map]   5,728   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Jeffersontown   [Map]   27,395   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Lyndon   [Map]   11,485   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named La Grange ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 20 communities that are also named La Grange - they are located in Alabama, California, Florida, Illinois (2), Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, New York (3), North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee, Texas (2), Virginia (2), Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around La Grange. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of La Grange. 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 La Grange. Our list includes 10 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for La Grange ...

Looking for more information about La Grange? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for La Grange, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for La Grange.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) La Grange. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for La Grange.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around La Grange - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 La Grange). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether La Grange or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for La Grange includes: 40031 & 40032.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance beginning in La Grange. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- La Grange) 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 La Grange. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from La Grange

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in La Grange. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.4086, Longitude: -85.3792     [Map].

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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