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Welcome to Point Pleasant ...

Point Pleasant is located in Claiborne Parish.

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

A typical abbreviation for Point Pleasant: Pt. Pleasant

Point Pleasant is 330 feet [101 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Point Pleasant: (318)

Communities near Point Pleasant ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Minden   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the West (W) of Point Pleasant

Located in Webster Parish

Grambling   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Point Pleasant

Located in Lincoln Parish

Homer   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Point Pleasant

Arcadia   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of Point Pleasant

Located in Bienville Parish

Dubach   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Point Pleasant

Located in Lincoln Parish

Gibsland   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Point Pleasant

Located in Bienville Parish

Simsboro   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Point Pleasant

Located in Lincoln Parish

Vienna   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of Point Pleasant

Located in Lincoln Parish

Athens   [Map]

Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Point Pleasant

Dubberly   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Point Pleasant

Located in Webster Parish

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

Communities Also Named Point Pleasant ...

While we believe that this Point Pleasant is located in Claiborne Parish, we know of another 3 Louisiana communities named Point Pleasant. Those communities are located in the following parishes: Morehouse, Plaquemines and Tensas Parish.

Beyond Louisiana, there are 29 communities that are also named Point Pleasant - they are located in California, Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Jersey (2), New York (2), Ohio (5), Ontario (2), Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Virginia and West Virginia.

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

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 Point Pleasant. 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 Point Pleasant. 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 Point Pleasant.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Point Pleasant ...

Looking for more information about Point Pleasant? 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.

Looking for more information about Point Pleasant? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Point Pleasant, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Point Pleasant.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Claiborne Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/

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

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Point Pleasant) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Point Pleasant. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6879, Longitude: -92.9729     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Point Pleasant have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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