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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.


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Median household income
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$29,719
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our LaGrange demographic reports
LaGrange is near the Alabama border.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 166. The number of murders and homicides was 3. The violent crime rate was 6.2 per 1,000 people.
Nearby parks & recreation: West Point Lake
Scenic roads: Chattahoochee-Flint Heritage Highway
Historic sites and museums: Chattahoochee Valley Art Museum
Colleges and universities: LaGrange College, West Georgia Technical College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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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.

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21% of LaGrange residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in LaGrange include Broad Street Historic District, Vernon Road Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in LaGrange, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $332.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $878.


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Libraries in LaGrange include Lagrange Memorial Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in LaGrange include LaGrange Daily News

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Troup County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our LaGrange political report.

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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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Hotels in LaGrange include Amerihost Inn, Best Western, Comfort Inn Lagrange, Days Inn La Grange, Econo Lodge, Hampton Inn Lagrange Callaway.

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