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

Ennis 85 Speedway

This 1/4 mile, clay, semi-banked oval, is located in Ennis, Texas and races IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Southern Sportmods, Street S...

Celina Area Heritage Museum

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Sulphur Springs Country Club

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...

Firewheel Golf Park -Old

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...

Legends of the Game Baseball Museum and Children's Learning Center

Located at Ameriquest Field in Arlington, this 17,000 sq. ft. baseball museum features baseball uniforms, balls, equipment, p...