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Welcome to West Point ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of West Point, you might consider that their post office opened in 1833.
A typical abbreviation for West Point: W. Point
From the Census Estimates for 2019, West Point has a population of 3,744 people<2> (see below for details).
West Point is 570 feet [174 m] above sea level.<3>.
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<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, West Point had an population of 3,744 people. This is an increase of 7.77% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.7% since the 2000 Census).
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 total 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).
More information can be found on the Census Page for West Point.
Communities Also Named West Point ...
Using our Gazetteer, we 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.
Communities near West Point ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near West Point.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around West Point. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for West Point.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around West Point.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around West Point. See our Newspapers 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.
Adding West Point to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of West Point in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for West Point was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>
We also found West Point on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1839.
For more details, see References and Mentions for West Point.
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.
The official website for Troup County: www.troupcountyga.org/
The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 21 Nov 2023