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..

Lagrange Almanac

CountyTroup County
Standard Zip Codes30241, 30240
P.O. Box Zip Codes30261
Phone Area Codes7,62,706, 762
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude33.03
Approximate Longitude-84.98

Lagrange Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance3.1 miles
Jan Temp31 to 53 F
Apr Temp46 to 73 F
Jul Temp68 to 89 F
Oct Temp49 to 73 F
Annual Precip53.3 inches
Distance14.4 miles
Jan Temp30 to 55 F
Apr Temp46 to 74 F
Jul Temp67 to 90 F
Oct Temp48 to 75 F
Annual Precip49.4 inches
Distance19.1 miles
Jan Temp30 to 55 F
Apr Temp45 to 77 F
Jul Temp67 to 93 F
Oct Temp46 to 77 F
Annual Precip53.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Pine Mountain1,440$48,516

Lagrange Public Libraries

Troup-harris Regional Library
Lagrange, Georgia
(706) 882-7784

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Lagrange Hospitals

West Georgia Medical Center
1514 Vernon Road

Lagrange Public Schools

Berta Weathersbee Elementary School
1200 Forrest Ave
ZIP: 30240
(706) 883-1570
Total Enrollment 262
Ethel Kight Magnet Elementary School
80 N Kight Dr
ZIP: 30240
(706) 812-7943
Total Enrollment 682
Franklin Forest Elementary
1 Scholar Ln
ZIP: 30240
(706) 845-7556
Total Enrollment 702
Hillcrest Elementary School
3116 New Franklin Rd
ZIP: 30240
(706) 812-7940
Total Enrollment 417
Hollis Hand Elementary School
641 Country Club Rd
ZIP: 30240
(706) 883-1580
Total Enrollment 587
Lagrange High School
516 N Greenwood St
ZIP: 30240
(706) 883-1590
Total Enrollment 1328
Long Cane Elementary School
238 Long Cane Rd
ZIP: 30240
(706) 812-7948
Total Enrollment 577
Long Cane Middle School
326 Long Cane Rd
ZIP: 30240
(706) 845-2085
Total Enrollment 1030
Whitesville Road Elementary School
1700 Whitesville Rd
ZIP: 30240
(706) 812-7968
Total Enrollment 657
Bradfield Center - Ault Academy
1022 E Depot St
ZIP: 30241
(706) 884-1717
Total Enrollment 44
Callaway Elementary School
2200 Hammett Rd
ZIP: 30241
(706) 845-2059
Total Enrollment 815
Callaway Middle School
2244 Hammett Rd
ZIP: 30241
(706) 845-2080
Total Enrollment 679
Gardner-newman Middle School
101 S Shannon Dr
ZIP: 30241
(706) 883-1535
Total Enrollment 995
Mountville Elementary School
4117 Greenville Rd
ZIP: 30241
(706) 812-7951
Total Enrollment 247
Rosemont Elementary School
4679 Hamilton Rd
ZIP: 30241
(706) 812-7954
Total Enrollment 609
Troup County High School
1920 Hamilton Rd
ZIP: 30241
(706) 812-7957
Total Enrollment 1313

Lagrange Private Schools

Dawson Street Christian School
200 N Dawson St
ZIP: 30240
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 76
First Presbyterian Montessori Preschool & Kdgn
120 Broad St
ZIP: 30240
Total Enrollment 15
Lagrange Academy
1501 Vernon Rd
ZIP: 30240
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 189
Ault Academy
1022 E Depot St
ZIP: 30241
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 34
Lafayette Christian School
1904 Hamilton Rd
ZIP: 30241
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 270
Sound Doctrine Christian Academy
202 W Broome St
ZIP: 30241
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 44
Welcome Christian School
15 Iris Dr
ZIP: 30241
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 6
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