On the western side of Georgia bordering Alabama,Lagrangehas made a name for itself as an up-and-coming residential area that provides its citizens with an ideal medium between city opportunity and suburban convenience. Its residences provide ample choice between smaller homes with historical character and modern multi-levels that boast manicured landscaping and southern affluence. The subdivisions of LaGrange encourage the enjoyment of safe, community oriented living, while its housing market remains affordable, particularly considering its proximity to boomingAtlanta.
LaGrange houses about 30,000 residents and counting within the bounds of its 30 square mile area. Troup County kids choose from a whopping fifteen elementary schools, three middle school and three high schools within LaGrange. For those who value the ability to get outdoors and away from it all, West Point Lake will call your name from just a few miles west of the city. Bass fisherman, beach lovers, and water sport aficionados make use of the recreational area and all it has to offer, and the lake in the summertime draws residents and tourists from all over the south.
LaGrange enjoys an excellent reputation when it comes to higher education, being home to the oldest private college in the state of Georgia, LaGrange College. Point University and West Georgia Technical College also call LaGrange home. With a rich history as a hub of railroad activity and prodigious textile business in the industrial era, LaGrange still carries much of that legacy with it today and employs many residents in its smaller industries as well as its large companies like Interface carpet tile and Wal-Mart distribution center. The LaGrange-Callaway airport provides easy access to travel, while the two interstates that run alongside the city make it a breeze to get on the road to other parts of the state. With the Atlanta International Airport, the world’s busiest airport, only 70 miles away, transportation from LaGrange to just about anywhere else in the world is a breeze.