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Dupont is located in Louisiana
Location in Louisiana
Dupont is located in the United States
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Louisiana
Parish Pointe Coupee
33 ft (10 m)
 • Total 900
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 225
GNIS feature ID 543157
FIPS code 22-22220

Dupont is an unincorporated community in southeastern Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana, United States. The community is located along Louisiana Highway 413, north of the community of Jarreau. The area falls under the service of the nearby Jarreau Post Office.


In 1902, a group of men gathered on the island side of False River to come up with a new name for the post office what was designated to be opened in their area. After the community could not agree on a new name, Pierre Guidroz suggested that the new community be named Dupont. A box of Dupont shotgun shells was in full view and the committee decided on that name. After World War II, the post office was closed.

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