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Overview

Introduction to LaGrange, Georgia

LaGrange, Georgia, in Troup county, is 41 miles N of Columbus, Georgia and 58 miles SW of Atlanta, Georgia. There are 25,998 residents in the city.

LaGrange History

The present day city of LaGrange was first settled in by Europeans in the early 19th century. Prior to that, the area was occupied by the Creek Indians. It was incorporated as a city in December of 1828, and became the county seat of Troup County. The city was named after the country estate of the Marquis de La Fayette. The development of the city of LaGrange as a railroad center as well as an industrial center peaked in the mid-20th century.

LaGrange and nearby Attractions

  • West Point Lake
  • Sunny Point Recreation Area
  • Chattahoochee Valley Art Museum
  • Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site
  • Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art
  • Franklin D Roosevelt State Park

Things To Do In LaGrange

During you stay in LaGrange, you can spend your leisure hours at the Callaway Park, Granger Park, Sunny Point Recreation Area, Broad Street Historic District, Pepperell Park and Ogletree Park. The Callaway Stadium and La Grange Waterworks are also popular entertainment spots. You can enjoy fishing, boating and other water sports on the West Point Lake. The Lees Crossing Shopping Center and the West Georgia Commons Shopping Center offer quality shopping facilities.

LaGrange Transportation

Columbus Metropolitan is the nearest airport. Atlanta International is also less than an hour away.

LaGrange Higher Education

Lagrange College and West Georgia Technical College are the local institutes of higher education..

People

Total Population
Male Share of the Population
Female Share of the Population
Senior Citizens
Employed Population 16+
Age of the Population

Families

% of people married
Average household size

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher
Median Earnings25+
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification
Median Earnings With High School Degree

Wealth

Median Family Income
% Above Poverty Level
% Below Poverty Level

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time
% Working from Home
% Walking and Biking to Work
% Using Public Transportation

Housing

People Living Alone
Median Gross Rent
Median House Value

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)
US/American
English
Irish

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Lagrange Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 41 miles N of Columbus, Georgia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 58 miles SW of Atlanta, Georgia
County Troup
Standard Zip Codes 30240, 30241
P.O. Box Zip Codes 30261
Phone Area Codes 706
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.06
Longitude -84.98

Lagrange Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station LA GRANGE
Distance 3.1 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 53 F
Apr Temp 46 to 73 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 49 to 73 F
Annual Precip 53.3 inches
Station GREENVILLE
Distance 14.4 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 55 F
Apr Temp 46 to 74 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 48 to 75 F
Annual Precip 49.4 inches
Station ROCK MILLS
Distance 19.1 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 55 F
Apr Temp 45 to 77 F
Jul Temp 67 to 93 F
Oct Temp 46 to 77 F
Annual Precip 53.2 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Lagrange, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Mountville (30261)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Franklin 890 $39,375
Grantville 3,124 $60,759
Greenville 925 $38,750
Hogansville 3,078 $33,277
Luthersville 1,214 $35,938
Pine Mountain 1,419 $59,653

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Lagrange Public Libraries

Library
Troup-harris-coweta Regional Library System
115 ALFORD STREET
Lagrange, Georgia
(706) 882-7784
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Lagrange Hospitals

WEST GEORGIA MEDICAL CENTER
(Government - Local)
1514 VERNON RD BOX 1567
(706) 882-1411
Emergency Service: Yes

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Lagrange High Schools

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TROUP COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
1920 HAMILTON ROAD
706-812-7957
A Title I School.
Serves 1,281 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.9

LAGRANGE HIGH SCHOOL
516 NORTH GREENWOOD STREET
706-883-1590
A Title I School.
Serves 1,259 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.5

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