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The population of Lafayette is approximately 4,000 (1998), 4474 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,695 (1990), 1891 (2010).

The amount of land area in Lafayette is 10.032 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Lafayette to Washington DC is 537 miles. The distance to the Tennessee state capital is 49 miles. (as the crow flies)
Lafayette is positioned 36.52 degrees north of the equator and 86.03 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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Lafayette location: about sixty miles northeast of Nashville near the border with Kentucky.

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Climate & Weather

The weather in Lafayette is seasonal. Here is a weather page for the Nashville, Tennessee area
Lafayette average annual precipitation is 64.41 inches per year.
Lafayette average temperature is 57.9 degrees F.
The average winter temperature is 37.1 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 72.9 degrees F.
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Lafayette history:

The county seat for Macon County, Lafayette was named for the Marquis de LaFayette, a French General and Statesman who fought against the British during the American Revolution.
The founding of Lafayette: 1842
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Lafayette attractions:

This area is well known for its scenic beauty and southern charm. Learn more about Lafayette on Lafayette Tennessee on-line

Annual Macon County Hillbilly Days during June each year.

Key Park Log House
208 Church st.
Lafayette, Tennessee
Phone: 615-666-5885
The Second oldest house in Macon County. Includes exhibits, antiques, clothing, etc. It is also the home of the Macon County Chamber of Commerce

Lafayette is the hometown of Women's Basketball Hall of Famer, Nera White and 1998 Miss Tennessee, Amy Neely.

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