Chipola is an unincorporated community in St. Helena Parish, Louisiana, United States. The community is located less than 10 miles (16 kilometres) northwest of Greensburg and 2 miles (3.2 kilometres) northeast of Coleman Town.
|Parish||St. Helena Parish|
|Elevation||230 ft (70 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||560425 |
It is speculated that the name of the community is derived from the phrase "Chi pa yo ala" which means "The stream that sinks into the earth like the setting moon" in an old dialect of the Creek language. 
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Chipola, Louisiana
- Publications of the Florida Historical Society. Florida Historical Society. 1908. pp. 6–.
- Swanton, John R. ""Indian Place Names, American Speech, vol. 12": 212–215". JSTOR 452431. Cite journal requires
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