La Grange, Illinois

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La Grange, Illinois
LaGrange
Village of La Grange, Illinois
La Grange Village Hall
La Grange Village Hall
Etymology: French: la grange
(the barn)
Motto(s): 
Tradition & Pride - Moving Forward[1]
Anthem: My La Grange by Jimmy Dunne[1]
Location of La Grange in Cook County, Illinois
Location of La Grange in Cook County, Illinois
La Grange is located in Chicago metropolitan area
La Grange
La Grange
Location of La Grange in Cook County, Illinois
La Grange is located in Illinois
La Grange
La Grange
La Grange (Illinois)
La Grange is located in the United States
La Grange
La Grange
La Grange (the United States)
La Grange is located in North America
La Grange
La Grange
La Grange (North America)
Coordinates: 41°48′29″N 87°52′24″W / 41.80806°N 87.87333°W / 41.80806; -87.87333Coordinates: 41°48′29″N 87°52′24″W / 41.80806°N 87.87333°W / 41.80806; -87.87333
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyCook
TownshipLyons Township
Settled1830
IncorporatedJune 11, 1879
Founded byFranklin Dwight Cossitt
Named forLa Grange, Tennessee, in turn named after the ancestral home of Marquis de Lafayette[2]
Government
 • Village PresidentMark Kuchler[3]
 • Trustees[3]Beth Augustine
Lou Gale
Michael Kotynek
Shawana McGee
Peggy Peterson
Area
 • Total2.52 sq mi (6.54 km2)
 • Land2.52 sq mi (6.54 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)  0%
Elevation
646[5] ft (197 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total16,321
 • Density6,463.76/sq mi (2,495.85/km2)
Demonym(s)La Granger[2]
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP Code(s)
60525
Area code(s)708
FIPS code17-40767
Wikimedia CommonsLa Grange, Illinois
Websitewww.villageoflagrange.com

La Grange is a village in Cook County, in the U.S. state of Illinois. It is a suburb of Chicago. The population was 15,608 at the 2000 census. The name La Grange is French for "the barn."

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Community Profile". Village of La Grange. Retrieved 12 July 2018.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Cromie, William J. (1979). La Grange Centennial History. La Grange Historical Society.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Village Officials". Village of La Grange. Retrieved 25 August 2021.
  4. "2020 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved March 15, 2022.
  5. "GNIS Detail - La Grange". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 15 January 1980. Retrieved 2 September 2018.

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