Welcome from the Relocation Director of First Realty of LaGrange
Welcome to Troup County! The information provided on in this package will assist you in making Troup County your home. Whether you are starting a new business, making plans for your retirement, investing in a vacation home, first time homebuyer, upsizing, or just moving to the country you will find an unsurpassed quality of life in Troup County.
Troup County’s unique draw to residents and visitors alike is the perfect blend of natural beauty, culture and hospitality. The County has so much to offer with Lake West Point it extends 35 miles along the Chattahoochee River on the Alabama-Georgia state line. The lake’s 500 miles of shoreline provides excellent opportunities for fishing, camping, boating and other recreational activities. Troup County has 3 golf courses, 30 State Parks, and a world-class cultural community and only minutes from Ga. World famous Callaway Gardens. It is no wonder that visitors vacation each year in Troup County. The location of Troup County is ideal and contently only 30 +/- minutes to Newnan, Columbus and even Auburn Alabama. Perfect for people that work in large metro areas and have the desire for the quiet relaxed home life that Troup county has to offer.
Managed growth has always been the hallmark of LaGrange. The City of LaGrange and the Downtown Development Authority work together and each have goals which incorporate long-range planning for items from gateways into the city to traffic strategies to beautification throughout the city.
Once a sleepy, little textile town, LaGrange now boasts a diversified economic base, which includes a dozen Fortune 500 companies.
In addition, there are numerous other industries and businesses throughout LaGrange, Hogansville, and West Point. We have a striving industrial community.
City of LaGrange has a wonderful Information Technology Department. The City of LaGrange offers Digital switching service, Multi-carrier POP, Two Growing Networks consisting of a 100-mile commercial network, and 150-mile residential broadband network. The City is also a Competitive Naccess Provider for ITC Deltacom, Globe, and other interstate carriers. LaGrange also has both CLEC and OCC Certifications and is licensed by the Georgia Public Service Commission for the entire state of Georgia to offer many traditional telecom contractor services. Lastly, but certainly not least, the City offers both T1 point-to-point availability and Raw Internet for businesses. LaGrange was voted the technology capital for the year.
Troup County is divided into three school zones. There are three high schools, three middle schools, twelve elementary schools, one system-wide Fine Arts Magnet School, and one Math, Science and Technology Magnet Elementary School. Two new elementary schools and a new middle school will be built in the next few years. Recent accomplishments of distinction include LaGrange High School being named by USA Today as the best high school in Georgia and one of the best in the nation (based on advance placement classes). West Side Magnet School was named #1 in a national five-year study of Fine Arts Schools by the Westat Foundation and was also named a 2002 Georgia School of Excellence. Troup High’s Character Education Program has received statewide recognition as a model program for others to follow.
I hope you have the opportunity to make Troup County your home. I am sure you will never regret your move. If we can be of any further assistance please call us at (706) 883-6670.
First Realty of LaGrange