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Time Zone: Pointe Coupee Parish lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of New Roads is the Seat for Pointe Coupee Parish.

Pointe Coupee Parish is one of the original parishes of Louisiana and was founded in 1807.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Pointe Coupee had a population of 22,447 people. This is a decrease of 1.39% since the last Census (which gave a population of 22,763 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Pointe Coupee represented 0.51% of the total population of Louisiana, making it the state's 42nd most populous parish (out of 64 parishes).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201022,802+0.17%+1.58% since 2009
200922,447-1.39%-0.39% since 2008
200822,536-1%+0.4% since 2007
200022,763The Last Census

More information can be found on the Pointe Coupee Parish Census Page for Pointe Coupee Parish.


Below are some of the communities located in Pointe Coupee Parish (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Pointe Coupee Parish):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
New Roads   4,7084,9665.2% decrease  
Livonia   1,3561,3391.27% increase  
Fordoche   9449331.18% increase  
Morganza   6126597.13% decrease  

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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