|Named for||Southward "point" of the Uinta Mountains|
|Elevation||5,568 ft (1,697 m)|
|Time zone||Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)|
|• Summer (DST)||MDT (UTC-6)|
|GNIS feature ID||1429476|
|Source: U.S. Census Bureau|
Lapoint is an unincorporated community in western Uintah County, Utah, United States, on the Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservation. It lies along State Route 121 west of the city of Vernal, the county seat of Uintah County. Its elevation is 5,568 feet (1,697 m). Although Lapoint is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 84039. Originally named Taft in honor of William Howard Taft, its name was changed to Lapoint since it lies on a southward-jutting spur or "point" of the Uinta Mountains.
- "Lapoint, Utah". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2008-04-12.
- "Census of Population and Housing". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved November 4, 2011.
- Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '08. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2008, p. 103.
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- Van Cott, John W. (1990). Utah Place Names. Salt Lake City, Utah: University of Utah Press. p. 222. ISBN 0-87480-345-4.
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