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Monroe, Louisiana

parish seat of Ouachita Parish, Louisiana, United States

Monroe is the eighth-largest city in the U.S. state of Louisiana.[2] It is the parish seat of Ouachita Parish. In 2010, 48,815 people lived there.[3]

Monroe, Louisiana

Monroe de Louisiane
City of Monroe
Francis Tower
Francis Tower
Nickname(s): 
Twin Cities of Northeast Louisiana
Motto(s): 
"One City, One Future"
Location of Monroe in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana.
Location of Monroe in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana.
Monroe is located in Louisiana
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Location of Monroe in Louisiana in USA
Monroe is located in the United States
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Monroe (the United States)
Coordinates: 32°30′34″N 92°07′06″W / 32.50944°N 92.11833°W / 32.50944; -92.11833Coordinates: 32°30′34″N 92°07′06″W / 32.50944°N 92.11833°W / 32.50944; -92.11833
Country United States
State Louisiana
ParishOuachita
Incorporated (town)1845
Incorporated (city)1906
Named forJames Monroe
Government
 • MayorJamie Mayo (D)
 • City Council
Area
 • City32.55 sq mi (84.30 km2)
 • Land29.30 sq mi (75.87 km2)
 • Water3.25 sq mi (8.42 km2)
Elevation
72 ft (22 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • City48,815
 • Estimate 
(2016)
49,297
 • Density1,682.78/sq mi (649.72/km2)
 • Urban
62,238
 • Metro
170,053
 Urban area includes Monroe-West Monroe
Demonym(s)Monroeian
Time zoneUTC−6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CST)
ZIP Codes
71201, 71202, 71203, 71207, 71208, 71209, 71210, 71211, 71212, 71213
Area Code318
FIPS code22-51410
WebsiteCity of Monroe

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Monroe City Hall

ReferencesEdit

  1. "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jul 2, 2017.
  2. "Louisiana (USA): State, Major Cities & Places". Retrieved 3 June 2013. (Metairie (#4) is a CDP, not a city.)
  3. "Monroe, La Population". CensusViewer.com. Retrieved 3 June 2013.