La Fayette, Alabama

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LaFayette, Alabama
City
Location in Chambers County, Alabama
Location in Chambers County, Alabama
Coordinates: Coordinates: 32°53′54″N 85°24′2″W / 32.89833°N 85.40056°W / 32.89833; -85.40056
CountryUnited States
StateAlabama
CountyChambers
Area
 • Total8.9 sq mi (22.9 km2)
 • Land8.9 sq mi (22.9 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation843 ft (257 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total3,234
Time zoneCST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code36862
Area code(s)334
FIPS code01-40672
GNIS feature ID0164071
Websitehttp://www.lafayetteal.com

LaFayette is a city in Chambers County, Alabama, United States. It is 47 miles (76 km) northwest of Columbus, Georgia. It is the county seat of Chambers County. In 1900, 1,629 people lived here, and in 1910, 1,632 people lived here. As of the 2000 census, the population of the city is 3,234.

Education[change | change source]

The Chambers County School District provides public education for LaFayette. Within the city limits are two high schools (Lafayette High School and the Chambers County Career Technical School), one middle school (JP Powell Middle School), and one elementary school (Eastside Elementary School).

Chambers Academy (grades pre-K through 12) is a private school in LaFayette.

Notable residents[change | change source]