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Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana

US county information
NamePointe Coupee Parish
SeatNew Roads
Largest cityNew Roads
US Area
Total Area591 sq mi (1530.7 km2)
Land Area557 sq mi (1442.6 km2)
Water Area33 sq mi (85.5 km2)
Population22763 (2000)
Density15.8/km2 (41/sq mi)
Named forla pointe coupée, French for the place of the cut-off
Time zoneCentral
Time zoneCentral: UTC-6/-5: -6/-5

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Pointe Coupee Parish, pronounced "Pwent Koo-Pay" and (pronounced "Point Coo-Pea" in English) ( ), is a parish located in the U.S. state of Louisiana. The parish seat is New Roads. As of 2000, the population was 22,763.

Pointe Coupee Parish is part of the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Statistical Area as well as the Baton Rouge - Pierre Part Combined Statistical Area.

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