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The Louisiana state capital is Baton Rouge.

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71101, 71103, 71104, 71105, 71108, 71109, 71118, 71119, 71129

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The population of Shreveport is approximately 198,525 (1990), 199311 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 87,473 (1990), 80651 (2010).

The amount of land area in Shreveport is 255.391 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 37.9 sq kilometers.
The distance from Shreveport to Washington DC is 1074 miles. The distance to the Louisiana state capital is 212 miles. (as the crow flies)
Shreveport is positioned 32.47 degrees north of the equator and 93.79 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Shreveport median income is $26,895.

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Shreveport location: in northwestern Louisiana near the Texas border.

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Climate & Weather

The climate for Shreveport is mild
The weather in Shreveport is moderate. Here is a weather page for the Shreveport area.
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Shreveport history:

A History page for Shreveport

On March 20, 1839 the village of Shreve Town was incorporated as the town of Shreveport. In 1871 Shreveport was incorporated as a city.
The founding of Shreveport: 1836 by the Shreve Town Company
The incorporation date of Shreveport: 1839 (village of Shreve Town)

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Shreveport attractions:

All types of Things to see and do in Shreveport/Bossier

Barnwell Garden & Art Center
501 Clyde Fant Pkwy
Shreveport, LA 71101-3624
Phone: 318-673-7709

SPAR Planetarium
then click on the SPAR Planetarium link at the top navigation bar. Email:
2820 Pershing Blvd
Shreveport, LA 71109-5314
Phone: 318-673-STAR (7827)

Independence Stadium
Stadium Dr
Shreveport, LA 71109
Phone: 318-673-7758

The Shreveport/Bossier page - with lots of information about the area.

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Ark-La-Tex Antique & Classic Vehicle Museum & Shreveport Firefighters' Museum
601 Spring Street
Shreveport, Louisiana 71101
Exit 19A off I-20
Call Museum Director at 222-0227 for additional information.

Meadows Museum of Art

Sports Museum of Champions
700 Clyde Fant Parkway
Shreveport, Louisiana
Phone: (318) 221-0712
Toll-free: (888) 97I-BOWL
The Shreveport-Bossier Sports Museum of Champions honors athletes from Shreveport and Bossier City who have won national, international or world championships or who have attained the status of "All-America".

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