Plain Dealing, Louisiana

town in Bossier Parish, Louisiana, United States

Plain Dealing is a town in Bossier Parish, Louisiana. The population was 1,015 at the 2010 census.[3]

Plain Dealing, Louisiana
Town
Town of Plain Dealing
Leon Sanders, Jr., Municipal Complex
Leon Sanders, Jr., Municipal Complex
Location of Plain Dealing in Bossier Parish, Louisiana.
Location of Plain Dealing in Bossier Parish, Louisiana.
Location of Louisiana in the United States
Location of Louisiana in the United States
Coordinates: 32°54′21″N 93°42′0″W / 32.90583°N 93.70000°W / 32.90583; -93.70000Coordinates: 32°54′21″N 93°42′0″W / 32.90583°N 93.70000°W / 32.90583; -93.70000
Country United States
State Louisiana
ParishBossier
Government
 • Mayor[1]Cindy Anderson Dodson (R)
Area
 • Total1.58 sq mi (4.10 km2)
 • Land1.58 sq mi (4.09 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.01 km2)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total893
 • RankBO: 4th
 • Density565.55/sq mi (218.41/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)318
FIPS code22-60670

HistoryEdit

In 1839, George Oglethorpe Gilmer and his son bought 5,000 acres of this land here from the United States government. They called some of this land "Plain Dealing" after the their family's Virginia plantation.[4][5] The "Plain Dealing" name became official when the town was founded on April 24, 1890.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Government – Town of Plain Dealing". Retrieved 26 March 2022.
  2. "2020 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved March 20, 2022.
  3. "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Plain Dealing town, Louisiana". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on February 12, 2020. Retrieved December 3, 2013.
  4. 4.0 4.1 James A. Marples (2015-03-31). "Finding 'real deal' in Plain Dealing". Shreveporttimes.com. Retrieved 2016-02-06.
  5. "MY HOMETOWN : PLAIN DEALING, LOUISIANA". Archived from the original on 2009-10-26. Retrieved 2016-02-06.