Innis, Louisiana

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Innis
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Louisiana
Parish Pointe Coupee
Elevation 43 ft (13.1 m)
Coordinates 30°52′41″N 91°40′50″W / 30.87806°N 91.68056°W / 30.87806; -91.68056Coordinates: 30°52′41″N 91°40′50″W / 30.87806°N 91.68056°W / 30.87806; -91.68056
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 70747
Area code 225
Location of Innis in Louisiana
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Location of Louisiana in the United States

Innis is an unincorporated community in upper Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana, United States. It is the home of, now defunct, Innis High School. Historic St. Stephen's Episcopal Church is located nearby. This community's zip code is 70747.

History[edit]

The community was named for James Innis. Like thousands of Irishmen, Innis came to America during the 1850s when Ireland was faced with the potato famine. In 1868, Innis purchased property in the area that now bears his name. In 1895, a post office was established in the town.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lockhart, John M. "Roadmap to the Westside", The Riverside Reader, January 21, 2008, p. 5