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Troup County

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Incorporated Date: 
June 8, 1825
Population: 
64,233
Total Area: 
413.9 sq mi
Contact Information
P.O. Box 1149
LaGrange, GA 30241
Phone Number: 
(706) 883-1610 ext. 6
Fax Number: 
(706) 883-1743
Email Address: 

Troup County, an original landlot county acquired from the Creek Indians in 1826, recognizes Governor George M. Troup, an early champion of state sovereignty who clashed with President John Adams over the issue. Atypically, founders named the county in Troup's honor 30 years before his death. LaGrange, the county seat, bears the name of the Marquis de Lafayette's home estate in France.