HISTORY AND GENEALOGY
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LaGrange County, Indiana
county was named in respect to the residence of General La Fayette, in
About two thirds of the county is what was usually known to
pioneers as "barrens,"
or oak openings, one tenth is prairie, and the
balance thick timber.
The face of the county is mostly level, though in
some places it is broken and gently undulating.
The soil in the
openings is a sandy loam; in the openings there is a heavy mixture of
The former is well adapted to wheat; the latter to wheat, corn,
grass and oats; and the prairies to wheat and corn
county seat, is situated in the center of the county, on the Grand
Rapids and Indiana railroad.
It is a thrifty town of about two thousand
inhabitants. Further north, on the same road, is Lima, a smart town of
directed, somewhat, in our observations touching the soil and surface
of the several counties, by the
"Indiana State Atlas," published by
Asher, Adams & Higgins, New York, thousand
La Grange county has
made good progress.
P.O. Box 134
LaGrange County Public Library
203 W. Spring St.
Lagrange, IN 46761
114 W. Michigan St., Ste 9
Lagrange, IN 46761-1860
Birth, Death and Land Records
105 N. Detroit St.
Lagrange, IN 46761
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