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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.
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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.
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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Lafayette has a mayor/city council form of government. There are six council members.
Lafayette Historical Events 1998, October 24
Macon County High School Marching Band
Saturday, October 24, the Macon County High School Marching Band competed in a band contest at Cheatham County Central High School in Ashland City. They won eight trophies and claimed first place in Class A. They also received first place in percussion and auxiliary, and they received the Best of the Best Award in the smaller band division. Plus, MCHS was the only band in Division II to receive superior ratings. CONGRATULATIONS MCHS BAND!!!
Lafayette Community Events
June each year
place: Key Park, Lafayette, Tennessee
sponsored by: Lafayette Lions Club
The Lafayette Lions and Lioness Club present their Annual Macon County Hillbilly Days
There will be bluegrass competitions, crafts, good food, and games for the kids.
For more information, call 615-699-2495 or for craft booth info, call 615-666-3881
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Miscellany The population of Lafayette was:
1994: 4,273 (approx.)
1996: 4,011 (approx.)
1998: 4,841 (approx.)
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