LaFayette, Georgia

LaFayette: City in and the county seat of Walker County, Georgia


LaFayette is a city located in the county of Walker in the U.S. state of Georgia. Its population at the 2010 census was 7,121 and a population density of 340 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 7,508 inhabitants.

LaFayette locator map
Location of LaFayette on Georgia map.

Quick Facts about LaFayette

Population : 7,508 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Georgia (United States)
County : Walker County
Postal code : 30728
Phone Area Codes : 706
Area : 20.94 km2
Altitude : 810 feet / 247 meters
Capital city : LaFayette is capital of Walker County
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 12:00:24 (13th April 2024)
Density : 359 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 5.15% (2010-2020)
Walker County 'GA' Courthouse image
Walker County 'GA' Courthouse
Walker County 'GA' Courthouse image


LaFayette is located at 34°42'17"N 85°16'55"W (34.7048000, -85.2819000).

LaFayette map


The population of LaFayette increased by 5.15% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 7,121 - census
2011 7,094 -0.38% estimation process
2012 7,108 0.2% estimation process
2013 7,074 -0.48% estimation process
2014 7,176 1.42% estimation process
2015 7,180 0.06% estimation process
2016 7,163 -0.24% estimation process
2017 7,225 0.86% estimation process
2018 7,287 0.85% estimation process
2019 7,339 0.71% estimation process
2020 7,508 2.25% estimation process

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People born in LaFayette (5)

People born in LaFayette, including college golfer, professional golfer, PGA Tour member Andy Bean, cartoonist Ed Dodd, Recipient of the Purple Heart medal Ronald H. Griffith, .


Schools in LaFayette

College & universities near LaFayette, GA

Code Name City ZIP
139463 Dalton State College Dalton (GA) 30720-3797

Post offices near LaFayette

Post Office Name City ZIP
La Fay Post Office La Fayette (GA) 30728

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Other cities in Walker County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Walker County , GA.

City Name Population Title
Rossville 3,996 City in Walker County, Georgia, USA
Chattanooga Valley 3,846 Census-designated place in Walker County, Georgia
Chickamauga 3,234 City in Walker County, Georgia, United States
Lookout Mountain 1,568 City in Walker County, Georgia, United States
Walnut Grove 1,367 Human settlement in Walton County, Georgia, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

LaFayette distances to largest Georgia cities