La Grange lə grānj [key].
City (1990 pop. 25,597), seat of Troupe co., W central Ga., inc. 1828. It is an industrial center that produces lumber, plastics, textiles, and transportation equipment. The city is also a processing and shipping center for a rich agricultural area. Many classic revival houses and restored historic buildings are in La Grange, which is the seat of La Grange College.
Town (1990 pop. 15,362), Cook co., NE Ill., a suburb of Chicago settled 1830s, inc. 1879. It is primarily residential with some manufacturing. Limestone quarries are nearby.
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