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Pointe Coupee Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. Based on the 2010 census, the population was 22,802. The parish seat
is New Roads.
Pointe Coupee Parish is part of the Baton Rouge, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area.
The parish was named in honor of the French phrase la pointe coupee or in English, the place of the cut-off.
County QuickFacts: CensusBureau Quick Facts
Pointe Coupee Parish was created on March 31, 1807. It is one of the 19 parishes, which were created by dividing the Territory of New Orleans. The parish was named in honor of the French phrase la pointe coupee or in English, the place of the cut-off. The Parish seat is New Roads.
As reported by the Census Bureau, the parish has a total area of 591 square miles (1,530 km2), of which 557 square miles (1,440 km2) is land and 33 square miles (85 km2) (5.6%) is water. The land consists mainly of prairies and backswamp.
Bordering parishes and counties are as follows:
The Pointe Coupee Parish School Board serves the parish.
As of 2014 the sole secondary school operated by the parish school board is Livonia High School, serving grades 7 through 12. Pointe Coupee Central High School was closed down in 2014.
Catholic Elementary of Pointe Coupee / Catholic High School of Pointe Coupee
False River Academy