Cities and Towns that Get the Point!


Source: way marking.com

The following city and town names include the word “point.” Sometimes this term refers to a point of land extending into a body of water. Other times it may refer to a craggy hill or prominent point of land. Still, other times the name may refer to a previous hometown, a geographically significant location, or it may just be the name chosen by the first residents. Included in the list are incorporated and unincorporated cities, towns, villages, and hamlets. Townships and counties are not included.

The largest city on the list is Pointe-Noire, Republic of Congo with more than 715,000 residents in 2007; followed by Ponta Grossa, Brzil with more than 311,000 in 2010; Punta Arenas, Chile with a 2012 population of 127,454; and High Point, North Carolina, which has a 2018 population estimate of 112,316 residents.

The most common “point” names for communities appears to be either Cedar, Center, Grosse, High, Pleasant, or West.

While attempts were made to include all places with the term “point” used in their name, any additions, corrections, or suggestions are most welcome. Enjoy!

  • Arrow Point, Missouri
  • Bay Point, California, Florida, and Maine
  • Beach Point, Massachusetts
  • Beesleys Point, New Jersey
  • Big Point, Mississippi
  • Black Point, California
  • Boiling Point, California
  • Breezy Point, Maryland and Minnesota
  • Browns Point, Washington
  • Canal Point, Florida
  • Cape May Point, New Jersey
  • Carneys Point, New Jersey
  • Cedar Point, Kansas, North Carolina, Texas, and Ontario
  • Center Point, Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, and Iowa
  • Central Point, Oregon
  • Chimney Point, Vermont
  • Chipmans Point, Vermont
  • Coles Point, Virginia
  • Crown Point, Indiana and New York
  • Crownpoint, New Mexico
  • Church Point, Louisiana
  • Clear Point, Arkansas
  • Coltons Point, Maryland
  • Common Fence Point, Rhode Island
  • Cove Point, Maryland
  • Dana Point, California
  • Eagle Point, Oregon and Iowa
  • East Point, Georgia and Prince Edward Island
  • Eastpoint, Florida
  • Eastpointe, Michigan
  • East River Point, Nova Scotia
  • Elk Point, South Dakota and Alberta
  • Federal Point, Florida
  • Five Points, California (3) and Delaware
  • Gaskets-Point La Haye, Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Gloucester Point, Virginia
  • Grosse Pointe, Michigan
  • Grosse Point Farms, Michigan
  • Grosse Point Shores, Michigan
  • Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan
  • Hack Point, Maryland
  • Harbor Point, California
  • High Point, North Carolina, Delaware, Georgia, Iowa, and Maryland
  • Highpoint, Florida
  • Hunters Point, Arizona
  • Hunts Point, Washington and Nova Scotia
  • Iowa Point, Kansas
  • Kings Point, New York
  • Kittery Point, Maine
  • La Pointe, Wisconsin
  • Larrabees Point Station, Vermont
  • Leeds Point, New Jersey
  • Lighthouse Point, Florida
  • Long Point, Iowa
  • Lords Point, Connecticut
  • Love Point, Maryland
  • Mackworth Point, Maine
  • Middle Point, Ohio
  • Millers Point, Australia
  • Mineral Point, Wisconsin
  • Moss Point, Mississippi
  • Myrtle Point, Oregon
  • New Point, Virginia
  • Oak Point, Texas
  • Pierces Point, New Jersey
  • Pilot Point, Texas
  • Piney Point, Maryland
  • Piney Point Village, Texas
  • Plum Point, Maryland and Virginia
  • Point, Texas
  • Point Arena, California
  • Point au Gaul, Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Point Blank, Texas
  • Point Clear, Alabama
  • Point Comfort, Texas
  • Point Hope, Alaska
  • Point Judith, Rhode Island
  • Point Kettle, Ontario
  • Point Lance, Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Point Lay, Alaska
  • Point Leamington, Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Point Lookout, New York and Maryland
  • Point May, Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Point Mugu, California
  • Point of Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Point of Rocks, Maryland
  • Point O’Rocks, Florida
  • Point Peter, Arkansas
  • Point Place, Ohio
  • Point Pleasant, New Jersey, West Virginia, Ohio, and Pennsylvania
  • Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey
  • Point Roberts, Washington
  • Point Washington, Florida
  • Pointe-a-la-Croix, Quebec
  • Pointe-a-la-Frigate, Quebec
  • Pointe-a-la-Hache, Lousiana
  • Pointe-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe
  • Pointe-au-Baril Stati0n, Ontario
  • Pointe-au-Boisvert, Quebec
  • Pointe-aux-Outardes, Quebec
  • Pointe-Claire, Quebec
  • Pointe du Hoc, France
  • Pointe-Fortune, Quebec
  • Pointe-Noire, Republic of Congo
  • Pointe-Sapin, New Brunswick
  • Pointe-Verde, New Brunswick
  • Point Venture, Texas
  • Ponta Delgada, Azores
  • Ponta Grossa, Brazil
  • Ponte de Lima, Portugal
  • Ponto Belo, Brazil
  • Ponto Chic, Brazil
  • Ponto do Ouro, Mozambique
  • Ponto Novo, Brazil
  • Powell Point, Texas
  • Powells Point, North Carolina
  • Powhatan Point, Ohio
  • Punta Ala, Italy
  • Punta Arenas, Chile
  • Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
  • Punta Chame, Panama
  • Punta del Este, Uruguay
  • Punta de Mita, Mexico
  • Punta Gorda, Florida
  • Punta Secca, Italy
  • Rhodes Point, Maryland
  • Rock Point, Maryland
  • Rocky Point, North Carolina
  • Rouses Point, New York
  • Saint Anne Sandy Point, Saint Kitts
  • Sand Point, Alaska
  • Sandpoint, Idaho
  • Sands Point, New York
  • Sandy Point, Texas and Virginia
  • Say brook Point, Connecticut
  • Schicke Point, Texas
  • Sewall’s Point, Florida
  • Shad Point, Maryland
  • Shady Point, Oklahoma
  • Shell Point, Florida
  • Small Point Beach, Maine
  • Sodus Point, New York
  • Somers Point, New Jersey
  • South Point, Texas and Washington
  • South Punta Gorda Heights, Florida
  • Sparrows Point, Maryland
  • Stevens Point, Wisconsin
  • Stewarts Point, California
  • Strawberry Point, Iowa
  • Stumpy Point, NorthCarolina
  • Sunset Point, Florida
  • Swan Point, Maryland
  • Three Points, California
  • Trinity Palmetto Point, St. Kitts
  • Van Buren Point, New York
  • Village Point, Texas
  • West Point, New York, Kentucky, Mississippi, Nebraska, Virginia, and Prince Edward Island
  • Westport Point, Massachusetts
  • Whitefish Point, Michigan
  • White Point Beach, Maryland
  • Whitney Point, New York
  • Wills Point, Texas
  • Wind Point, Wisconsin
  • Wolf Point, Montana
  • Woody Point, Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Yarrow Point, Washington

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