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La Grange, Texas

La Grange was developed in 1831, located where the old buffalo trail later known as La Bahia Road crossed the Colorado River. in 1837 it became the seat of Fayette County. The county and town were said to be named by early settlers for their home town and county in Tennessee. The "Historic Oak" on the north side of the downtown square has been the muster point for men in six conflicts.

Selected as a Texas "Main Street" city, the downtown area of La Grange includes the 1890s courthouse (the first J. Reily Gordon-designed courthouse in Texas), the old county jail, the 1886 MKT Depot, historical markers, walking tours, and the St. James Episcopal Church, c. 1885. La Grange is a pivotal point on the Texas Independence Trail and Texas settlement trails. Czech, German, Antique and Cabin-styled bed and breakfast accommodations are available.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Things to do near La Grange, TX

Lake Athens Fishing Forecast-Tips

At the upper end of Lake Athens their is typically abundant vegetation above the 2495 bridge. At mid-lake their is some timb...

Pecan Trails Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 2 days...

Moments-In-Time Hike and Bike Trail

The City of Granbury Hike and Bike Trail(eight foot wide cement pathway) is over two miles traversing from our Lambert Branch...

Athens Lake Fishing

This lake is known for largemouth bass in the 3- to 8-pound range but has produced a lake record of 13.81 pounds. Sunfishes p...