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Church Point, Louisiana

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The location of Church Point

Welcome to Church Point ...

The town of Church Point is located in Acadia Parish.

The location of Church Point has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

A typical abbreviation for Church Point: Church Pt.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Church Point has a population of 4,454 people<2> (see below for details).

Church Point was established in 1843.

The community of Church Point is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Church Point lies within the (337) area code.

The ZIP code for Church Point: 70525<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Church Point had a population of 4,560 people (which is 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 total 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 (with a count of 4,756 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Church Point had an population of 4,454 people. This is a decrease of 2.32% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.35% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Church 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 Church Point and not the distance if driven.<5>.

Community   2017
Carencro   [Map]   8,973   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Crowley   [Map]   12,839   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Duson   [Map]   1,780   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Eunice   [Map]   10,113   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Lafayette   [Map]   126,848   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Opelousas   [Map]   16,323   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 for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Church 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 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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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 about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Church Point.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>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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<3>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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<4>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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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. 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 (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Church Point. Since we usually use Google Maps, 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 we use 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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