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West Point, Georgia
(Troup County)

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The location of West Point

Welcome to West Point ...

The city of West Point is primarily located in Troup County. A portion of West Point extends into Harris County.

A typical abbreviation for West Point: W. Point

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, West Point has a population of 3,725 people<1> (see below for details).

West Point is 570 feet [174 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: West Point lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: While West Point is in the Eastern Time Zone, the area just to the south is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

The ZIP code for West Point: 31833<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, West Point had a population of 3,474 people (which is 5.18% of the total population of Troup County). This makes West Point the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of West Point represents 0.04% of the population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 164th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,474 people, the population of West Point increased 2.72% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,382 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, West Point had an population of 3,725 people. This is an increase of 7.23% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.14% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for West Point.

Communities near West Point ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from West Point and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017
Cusseta (AL)   [Map]   121   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Five Points (AL)   [Map]   141   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Huguley (AL)   [Map]   ---   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
LaFayette (AL)   [Map]   2,944   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Opelika (AL)   [Map]   30,240   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Valley (AL)   [Map]   9,259   S   5 miles [8 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for West Point.

Communities Also Named West Point ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Georgia communities named West Point: This one is located in Troup County and the other is located in Bibb County.

Beyond Georgia, there are 34 communities that are also named West Point - they are located in Alabama (3), Arkansas (2), California, Illinois (2), Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Nebraska, Nevada, New York, Newfoundland and Labrador, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), Prince Edward Island, South Dakota, Texas (2), Utah and Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for West Point.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around West Point. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of West Point. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around West Point.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for West Point:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for West Point ...

Looking for more information about West Point? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for West Point, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for West Point.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for West Point. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for West Point.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around West Point - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as West Point). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether West Point or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- West Point) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for West Point. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from West Point

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in West Point. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8777, Longitude: -85.1817     [Map].

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