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LaGrange

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Incorporated Date: 
December 16, 1828
Population: 
29,588
Total Area: 
29.6 sq mi
Contact Information
200 Ridley Ave.
LaGrange, GA 30240
Phone Number: 
(706) 883-2000
Fax Number: 
(706) 883-2020
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LaGrange became the seat of Troup County on December 16, 1828. LaGrange takes its name from General Marquis de Lafayette's estate in France. Lafayette, a French soldier and statesman, earned recognition as a supporter of independence during the American Revolution.

Points of interest in LaGrange include the LaFayette Fountain, a replica of the LaFayette statue in LePuy, France, and the Benjamin Harvey Hill House, built from 1853-1855.