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LaFayette is a city in Walker County, in the Chattanooga metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after Marquis de Lafayette.
The latitude of LaFayette is 34.704N. The longitude is -85.281W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 810 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,774.
Sections below provide additional information and links about LaFayette demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Walker County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Chattanooga area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 30728 ZIP code.
8% of LaFayette residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the LaFayette ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in LaFayette was $12,967, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of LaFayette residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in LaFayette, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $283. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $686.
Libraries in LaFayette include Lafayette-Walker County Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in LaFayette include Walker County Messenger
Walker County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our LaFayette political report.
The average commute time for LaFayette workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
LaFayette, GAPros: Lafayette is reasonably quiet and peaceable...
Cons: It hasn't got anything for our youth to do...
This is a good place to get stuck in with no way out.See all 2 reviews for LaFayette
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