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Welcome to La Grange ...

The town of La Grange is located in Lenoir County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, La Grange has a population of 2,641 people<3> (see below for details).

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

La Grange is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

La Grange is within the (252) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, La Grange had an population of 2,641 people. This is a decrease of 8.08% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.14% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, La Grange had a population of 2,873 people. This makes La Grange the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of La Grange represents 0.03% of the total population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 209th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,873 people, the population of La Grange increased 1.02% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,844 people).

More information can be found on the Census 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, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, New York (3), Ohio, Tennessee, Texas (2), Virginia (2), Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

Communities near La Grange ...

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

  • Goldsboro [Wayne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goldsboro
    • Goldsboro [Wayne County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of La Grange
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,447 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goldsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goldsboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goldsboro<6>
  • Kinston [Lenoir County]
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    • Kinston [Lenoir County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of La Grange
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,849 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kinston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kinston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kinston<6>
  • Mount Olive [Wayne County]
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    • Mount Olive [Wayne County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of La Grange
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,661 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Olive
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Olive<6>
  • Snow Hill [Greene County]
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    • Snow Hill [Greene County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of La Grange
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,483 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snow Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Snow Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Snow Hill<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Fremont [Wayne County]
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      • Fremont [Wayne County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of La Grange
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,264 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fremont<6>
    • Walnut Creek [Wayne County]
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      • Walnut Creek [Wayne County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the west of La Grange
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 864 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walnut Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walnut Creek
    • Pikeville [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pikeville
      • Pikeville [Wayne County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of La Grange
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 677 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pikeville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pikeville<6>
    • Pink Hill [Lenoir County]
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      • Pink Hill [Lenoir County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of La Grange
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 511 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pink Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pink Hill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pink Hill<6>
    • Hookerton [Greene County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hookerton
      • Hookerton [Greene County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of La Grange
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 389 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hookerton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hookerton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hookerton<6>
    • Eureka [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eureka
      • Eureka [Wayne County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of La Grange
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 200 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eureka

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 La Grange. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for La Grange.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around La Grange. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers 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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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.

Adding La Grange to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of La Grange 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 La Grange was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found La Grange on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for North Carolina

About Lenoir County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for La Grange. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Lenoir County: www.co.lenoir.nc.us/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Lenoir, 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 La Grange.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around La Grange - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from La GrangeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in La Grange. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.3065, Longitude: -77.7890       In this case, the coordinates for La Grange have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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