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La Porte, Texas
Welcome to La Porte ...
The coastal city of La Porte is located in Harris County.
The location of La Porte has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, La Porte has a population of 35,371 people<2> (see below for details).
La Porte is near sea level<3>.
Time Zone: La Porte lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
La Porte is served by one (or more) of the following area codes: (281)<4>, (713) & (832).
The ZIP codes for La Porte: 77571-77572<5>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, La Porte had a population of 33,800 people. This makes La Porte the county's 4th most populous community.
The population of La Porte represents 0.13% of the population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 87th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 33,800 people, the population of La Porte increased 6.02% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 31,880 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, La Porte had an population of 35,371 people. This is an increase of 4.65% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.95% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for La Porte.
Communities near La Porte ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving.<6>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for La Porte.
Communities Also Named La Porte ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named La Porte - they are located in California, Colorado, Indiana and Kansas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for La Porte.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for La Porte:
Websites for La Porte ...
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for La Porte ...
Looking for more information about La Porte? 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 La Porte, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for La Porte.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for La Porte: www.ci.la-porte.tx.us/
The official website for Harris County: www.co.harris.tx.us/
The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/
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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019