Troup County

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

Contact Information

Address P.O. Box 1149, LaGrange GA 30241
Telephone 706.883.1610 ext 6
Fax 706.883.1743
Website http://www.troupcountyga.org

County Data

Snapshot County Snapshot from the GA Dept. of Community Affairs
Census Troup County Census Data from U.S. Census
Other Data Sets County QuickFacts from the U.S. Census Bureau
Georgia Encyclopedia County Page from The New Georgia Encyclopedia
Wages & Salaries Local Government Wage and Salary Survey from DCA
Labor Market Georgia Labor Market Explorer & Analysis
Sales Tax Sales and Property Tax Rates from DOR
Hotel/Motel Tax Hotel/Motel Tax Report from DCA

Statistics and Rates

2008 Population 64233 (State Rank: 34)
Incorporated Millage Rage 10.56
Unincorporated Millage Rate 10.56
County Bond 0
School Maintenance/Operations 18.85
School Bond 0
Total Incorporated 29.41
Total Unincorporated 29.41

 

County Officials