La Grange, Tennessee
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La Grange, Tennessee
La Grange, Tennessee
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Location of La Grange in Fayette County, Tennessee.
Location of La Grange in Fayette County, Tennessee.
Coordinates: 35°2?44?N 89°14?4?W / 35.04556°N 89.23444°W / 35.04556; -89.23444Coordinates: 35°2?44?N 89°14?4?W / 35.04556°N 89.23444°W / 35.04556; -89.23444
CountryUnited States
 o Total2.01 sq mi (5.20 km2)
 o Land2.01 sq mi (5.20 km2)
 o Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
554 ft (169 m)
 o Total133
 o Estimate 
 o Density63.78/sq mi (24.62/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 o Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)901
FIPS code47-40200[3]
GNIS feature ID1303479[4]

La Grange is a town in Fayette County, Tennessee, United States. The population was 133 at the 2010 census.[5] A large area in the town is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as La Grange Historic District.


La Grange is located in southeastern Fayette County at 35°2?44?N 89°14?4?W / 35.04556°N 89.23444°W / 35.04556; -89.23444 (35.045629, -89.234349).[6] It sits on a ridge 200 feet (60 m) above and 1 mile (1.6 km) north of the Wolf River, a tributary of the Mississippi.

Tennessee State Route 57 passes through the town, leading east 3.5 miles (5.6 km) to Grand Junction and west 9.5 miles (15.3 km) to Moscow. Somerville, the county seat, is 16 miles (26 km) to the north, and downtown Memphis is 47 miles (76 km) to the west.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.8 square miles (4.7 km2), all land.[5]


According to the 2000 census,[3] there were 136 people, 59 households, and 45 families residing in the town. The population density was 85.5 people per square mile (33.0 per square km). There were 69 housing units, at an average density of 43.4 per square mile (16.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 83.09% White, 12.50% African American, 0.74% Native American, 2.21% Asian, and 1.47% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.94% of the population.

The Immanuel Episcopal Church, listed on the National Register of Historic Places

There were 59 households out of which 18.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.1% were married couples living together, 8.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.7% were non-families. 23.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.71.

In the town, the population was spread out with 18.4% under the age of 18, 1.5% from 18 to 24, 22.1% from 25 to 44, 38.2% from 45 to 64, and 19.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 48 years. For every 100 females, there were 97.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $53,214, and the median income for a family was $63,333. Males had a median income of $36,875 versus $16,875 for females. The per capita income for the town was $38,626. There were 2.2% of families and 4.4% of the population living below the poverty line, including 3.2% of under eighteens and 8.3% of those over 64.

Notable people


  1. ^ "2018 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. June 27, 2019. Retrieved 2019.
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2020-02-12. Retrieved .
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved .
  5. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): La Grange town, Tennessee". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved 2016.[dead link]
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Archived from the original on 2002-05-27. Retrieved .
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing: Decennial Censuses". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2006-02-08. Retrieved .
  8. ^ "Incorporated Places and Minor Civil Divisions Datasets: Subcounty Resident Population Estimates: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012". Population Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 11 June 2013. Retrieved 2013.

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