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Caddo Parish, Louisiana

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

Page Contents for Shreveport, Louisiana

Statistics & Facts


Weather & Climate

History & History-related items

City Attractions


Chamber of Commerce.

Community news

Community events.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.



Statistics & Facts

The Louisiana state capital is Baton Rouge.
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.


in northwestern Louisiana near the Texas border.
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moderate. Here is a weather page for the Shreveport area.
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History & History Related Items

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.
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The founding of Shreveport

1836 by the Shreve Town Company

The incorporation of Shreveport

1839 (village of Shreve Town)


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.

Take a City Tour of the Shreveport/Bossier area

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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Shreveport City Government

City of Shreveport

Shreveport Mayor
1234 Texas Ave
Shreveport, LA 71101-3345
Phone: 318-673-5050

Caddo Parish Administration
525 Marshall St # 300
Shreveport, LA 71101-3551
Phone: 318-226-6900

Caddo Parish Commission Courthouse
501 Texas St.
Shreveport, LA 71101
Phone: (318) 226-6596
Fax: (318) 226-6994

Shreveport Chamber

Greater Shreveport Chamber Of Commerce
400 Edwards St
P.O. Box 20074
Shreveport, LA 71101-6134
Phone: 318-677-2500
Phone: (318) 677-2553
Fax: (318) 677-2541

Shreveport Community News

My Family
Les Bynum Email:

Shreveport Community Events

2000, March 23
Annual plant sale of the Louisiana Native Plant Society - Northwest Chapter
A variety of native and pass-along plants will be offered to the public at bargain prices beginning at 6:00 p.m. at Barnwell Memorial Art & Garden Center on the riverfront. Parking is limited. Come early for best selection.
Sponsored by: Louisiana Plant Society, Northwest Chapter
Please contact the society for future dates.

Shreveport Organizations

Greater Shreveport Chamber Of Commerce
400 Edwards St
P.O. Box 20074
Shreveport, LA 71101-6134
Phone: 318-677-2500
Phone: (318) 677-2553
Fax: (318) 677-2541

Shreveport Libraries

Shreve Memorial Library
424 Texas St
Shreveport, LA 71101-3522
Phone: 318-226-5897

Shreveport Schools

Youree Drive Middle School
"Home of the Spartans"
6008 Youree
Shreveport, Louisiana 71105
Phone: 318-868-5324

Caddo Parish School Board
5800 W 70th St
Shreveport, LA 71129-2630
Phone: 318-688-1912


Louisiana Southern University
3050 Dr Martin Luther King Drive
Shreveport, LA 71107-4704
Phone: 318-674-3300

Louisiana State University
1 University Pl.
Shreveport, LA 71115-2301
Phone: 318-797-5000

Louisiana Technical College
2010 N Market St
Shreveport, LA 71107-5216
Phone: 318-676-7123

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