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LaGrange is a city in Troup County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for the French estate of the Marquis de Lafayette.
The latitude of LaGrange is 33.039N. The longitude is -85.031W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 781 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 26,576.
Sections below provide additional information and links about LaGrange demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Troup County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 30241 ZIP code.
4% of LaGrange residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the LaGrange ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in LaGrange was $16,640, compared with $21,587 nationally.
21% of LaGrange residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in LaGrange include Broad Street Historic District, Vernon Road Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in LaGrange, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $332. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $878.
Libraries in LaGrange include Lagrange Memorial Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in LaGrange include LaGrange Daily News
Troup County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our LaGrange political report.
The average commute time for LaGrange workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in LaGrange between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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