Pointe Coupee Parish

Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana

PO Box 86
New Roads, LA 70760
Phone: (225) 638-9596
Fax: (225) 638-9590
www.pcpolicejury.org

In south-central LA, northwest of Baton Rouge; organized 1807 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: From French 'cut-off point,' descriptive of a point where the Mississippi River cut a new channel

Area (sq mi):: 590.68 (land 557.34; water 33.34) Population per square mile: 40.10
Population 2005: 22,377 State rank: 42 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.70%; 1990-2000 1.00% Population 2000: 22,763 (White 60.30%; Black or African American 37.80%; Hispanic or Latino 1.10%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 36.70
Income 2000: per capita $15,387; median household $30,618; Population below poverty level: 23.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,484-$22,783
Unemployment (2004): 7.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.20% Median travel time to work: 31.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 45.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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As required by statute, he was nominated by and will serve as a representative of Pointe Coupee Parish.
My folks have lived in the same place for over a hundred years in Pointe Coupee Parish in South Central Louisiana.
If I could Turn My Tongue Like That: The Creole Language of Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana.
Gaines was born on January 25, 1933, on River Lake Plantation, Pointe Coupee Parish, near Oscar, Louisiana.
Sugar workers in Pointe Coupee Parish recalled that when people became ill and were unable to work, friends and relatives "took up orders" for them at plantation stores, charging food and other necessities to their own accounts so that families who had fallen on difficult times would not starve.
It would have been a different story in Sunflower County, Mississippi - or in her native Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana.
Parlange, one of the finest plantation houses of the bayou country in Louisiana and a classic example of French colonial architecture, was built at New Roads, Pointe Coupee Parish, La.
Conducting CPR/first aid classes to employees of the Pointe Coupee Parish Public Library.
Major organization : POINTE COUPEE PARISH POLICE JURY
At the John James Audubon Bridge project, employees will once again support West Feliciana and Pointe Coupee parish police sheriffs' toy drives.
The Pointe Coupee Parish School Districts Objective is for vendors to propose a bundled Chromebook solution that includes a minimum of 300 Chromebooks, Management Console Licenses, Carts, and Warranty.
The grant will offset the cost of recruiting, selecting, training, and supporting top recent college graduates from across the country who commit to teach for at least two years in Pointe Coupee Parish schools.