txrrhistory.com - Depots in La Grange, Texas

LA GRANGE, TEXAS. La Grange, the county seat of Fayette County, is on the Colorado River and State Highways 71 and 159, U.S. Highway 77, and the Union Pacific Railroad in the central part of the county some sixty-three miles southeast of Austin. La Grange began to grow as a trade center during the late 1800s, especially after the Galveston, Harrisburg and San Antonio Railway began service there in 1880.

Text from the Handbook of Texas Online

Last Revised: 09/30/2005 - Contact the Texas Interlocking Towers Page.