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Welcome to Church Point ...

The town of Church Point is located in Acadia Parish.

A typical abbreviation for Church Point: Church Pt.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Church Point has a population of 4,495 people<1> (see below for details).

Church Point was established in 1843.

The community of Church Point is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Church Point lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Church Point is located in the (337) area code.

The ZIP code for Church Point: 70525<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Church Point had a population of 4,560 people (or 7.38% of the total population of Acadia Parish). This makes Church Point the parish's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Church Point represents 0.1% of the population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 71st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,560 people, the population of Church Point decreased 4.12% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,756 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Church Point had an population of 4,495 people. This is a decrease of 1.43% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.49% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Church Point ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2016
Carencro   [Map]   8,752   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Crowley   [Map]   13,060   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Duson   [Map]   1,754   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Eunice   [Map]   10,279   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Lafayette   [Map]   127,626   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Opelousas   [Map]   16,541   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Church Point ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Church Point - it's located in Nova Scotia.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Church Point. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Church 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 Church Point.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Church Point ...

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

In addition to the Tourism page for Church Point, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Church Point.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Church Point. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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The Communities of Louisiana

About Acadia Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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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 Church Point.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Church 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 town (such as Church Point). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Church 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 from Church Point. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Church 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 Church 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 Church Point

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Church Point. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.4038, Longitude: -92.2148     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Church Point have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Church Point.