In the News: LaGrange Is Among Southern Living’s Best Small Towns for 2022

LaGrange is among Southern Living's Best Small Towns for 2022

The secret is out. LaGrange is among Southern Living’s Best Small Towns for 2022, and we can’t say we’re surprised!

About the South’s Best Small Towns 2022

According to Southern Living’s intro, each of the 20 best small Southern towns had that special something along with fun surprises. On the surface, you may see the quaint tree-lined streets and charming historic neighborhoods.

But beyond the natural beauty, there is a thriving community. New businesses continue to open. Newcomers continue to settle in.

What’s more, there is no shortage of entertainment, dining, arts, culture, or local traditions. Add in a dash of Southern hospitality and a warm welcome, and again, it’s easy to see why LaGrange is among Southern Living’s Best Small Towns for 2022.

More about LaGrange

From revitalization to time-honored traditions, there are so many things to love about LaGrange! In fact, we weren’t sure where to start, so we decided to take a look back at our blogs for a year-in-review!

First up, the city showed its commitment to residents by investing in updates for Granger Park and Playground. The renovated park reopened in October with tons of new features, equipment, and more. You can read all about it here.

Secondly, there are a bevy of new businesses coming soon too. For example, Rock Salt Milk Bar and The Oink Joint both have plans to open in the historic Hillside neighborhood. A future Heirloom Donuts in LaGrange is banking on opening this year as well.

Don’t forget to treat yourself to something sweet from Café Brûlée & Dessert Bar when you’re downtown. Or enjoy a good meal at SIP Café and Wine Room in nearby West Point.

Thirdly, there is plenty to do around town—from concerts and shows at Sweetland Amphitheatre to visits to local museums! Plus, there are plenty of recreational opportunities you can find with a visit to Highland Pines Resort and Marina or nearby Callaway Gardens.


Last but not least, LaGrange is among Southern Living’s Best Small Towns for 2022 because of residents like you! Whether you are new to the area or a lifelong resident, Whispering Pines Apartment Homes is ready to welcome you too. Keep reading our blogs to discover more things to love about our charming Southern town!