Monroe, Louisiana

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Monroe, Louisiana
Monroe de Louisiane
City
City of Monroe
Francis Tower
Francis Tower
Official seal of Monroe, Louisiana
Seal
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
Monroe
Monroe
Location of Monroe in Louisiana in USA
Monroe is located in the US
Monroe
Monroe
Monroe (the US)
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
Parish Ouachita
Incorporated (town) 1845
Incorporated (city) 1906
Named for James Monroe
Government
 • Mayor Jamie Mayo (Democrat)
 • City Council
Area[1]
 • City 32.55 sq mi (84.30 km2)
 • Land 29.30 sq mi (75.87 km2)
 • Water 3.25 sq mi (8.42 km2)
Elevation 72 ft (22 m)
Population (2010)
 • City 48,815
 • Estimate (2016) 49,297
 • Density 1,682.78/sq mi (649.72/km2)
 • Urban 62,238
 • Metro 170,053
  Urban area includes Monroe-West Monroe
Demonym(s) Monroeian
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CST (UTC-5)
ZIP Codes 71201, 71202, 71203, 71207, 71208, 71209, 71210, 71211, 71212, 71213
Area Code 318
FIPS code 22-51410
Website City of Monroe

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]

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Monroe City Hall

References[change | change source]

  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.