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Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Louisiana
Yar Pointe Coupee
Elevation 33 ft (10.1 m)
Coordinates 30°37′15″N 91°27′03″W / 30.62083°N 91.45083°W / 30.62083; -91.45083
Population 900 (2009)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 70762
Area code 225

Oscar is an unincorporated community located in the southeastern portion of Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana (USA). It is located primarily along Louisiana Highway 1 on the southern end of False River. Famous residents include renowned author Ernest Gaines. This community was formerly home to the Oxbow restaurant and Bonaventure's Landing.

Oscar is the home of Major Thibaut, a Democrat member since 2008 of the Louisiana House of Representatives for Pointe Coupee Parish.


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