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Fayette County

Fayette County is located in south central Texas and as of 2015, has an estimated population of 25,110. Fayette County is home to many special events including the Round Top Antique Festival, a stopover for the BP MS 150 and the Fayette County Fair. During these special events the population of Fayette County can increase up to 75,000; visitors from all over Texas, the United States and worldwide are guests in the County! The county is made up of six incorporated cities, with La Grange being the County seat.

Fayette County Municipal Jurisdictions/Cities

La Grange
Round Top

Fayette County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HSEM) provides for the safety of Fayette County residents through emergency preparedness, response and recovery. HSEM serves as the coordinating point for disaster preparedness, mitigation, as well as response and recovery capabilities for Fayette County, in cooperation with the County’s various municipal governments, Emergency Medical Services, ten (10) Volunteer Fire Departments and non-profit and volunteer first response organizations. Fayette County uses Capital Area Council of Governments (CAPCOG) Regional Notification System to notify residents about specific emergencies. To receive the notification system’s messages by phone, email and text, cell phone users should register at If you have a landline, you are automatically registered. Countywide major emergency information is posted at and on Facebook at Residents and visitors needing emergency assistance should always call 911 and not post requests or send messages to County social media accounts.

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