Place:Pointe a la Hache, Plaquemines, Louisiana, United States


NamePointe a la Hache
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates29.567°N 89.783°W
Located inPlaquemines, Louisiana, United States
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Pointe à la Hache is a census-designated place (CDP) in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, United States. Located on the east bank of the Mississippi River, the village has been the seat for Plaquemines Parish since the formation of the parish. As of the 2010 census, its population was 187.

The Pointe à la Hache Ferry which connects to West Pointe à la Hache, Louisiana across the Mississippi, is the furthest downriver vehicle crossing point on the river.

Pointe à la Hache was the home of E. W. Gravolet, a cannery businessman, who served from Plaquemines Parish in both houses of the Louisiana State Legislature from 1948 until his death in 1968.

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