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Encyclopedia > Monroe, Louisiana
City of Monroe
City
Nickname : Twin City
Motto : One City, One Future
Country United States
State Louisiana
Parish Ouachita
Area 31.6 mi² (81.8 km²)
 - land 28.7 mi² (74.3 km²)
 - water 3.7 mi² (9.6 km²), 11.71%
 - metro 1,538 mi² (3,983.4 km²)
Center
 - coordinates 32°30′37″N 92°05′42″W / 32.51028, -92.095Coordinates: 32°30′37″N 92°05′42″W / 32.51028, -92.095
 - elevation 72 ft (21.9 m)
Population 53,107 (2000)
 - metro 170,053 (2000)
Density 1,851.8 /mi² (715 /km²)
 - metro 111 /mi² (42.9 /km²)
Mayor James E. "Jamie" Mayo
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 71201-03
Area code 318
Location of Monroe in Louisiana
Location of Louisiana in the United States
Website : http://www.ci.monroe.la.us

The city of Monroe is the parish seat of Ouachita Parish, in the US state of Louisiana. [1] [2] It is the principal city of the Monroe, Louisiana Metropolitan Statistical Area (pop. 171,188), which is included in the Monroe-Bastrop, Louisiana Combined Statistical Area. The population of Monroe's Combined Statistical Area is 202,209. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 52,027, making it the eighth largest city in Louisiana. List of cities, towns, and villages in Louisiana, arranged in alphabetical order. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... Ouachita Parish is a parish (population 148,287 as of the 2000 census) located in the U.S. state of Louisiana. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Square kilometre (U.S. spelling: square kilometer), symbol km², is a decimal multiple of SI unit of surface area square metre, one of the SI derived units. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Square kilometre (U.S. spelling: square kilometer), symbol km², is a decimal multiple of SI unit of surface area square metre, one of the SI derived units. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Square kilometre (U.S. spelling: square kilometer), symbol km², is a decimal multiple of SI unit of surface area square metre, one of the SI derived units. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... 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Square kilometre (U.S. spelling: square kilometer), symbol km², is a decimal multiple of SI unit of surface area square metre, one of the SI derived units. ...  CST or UTC-6 The Central Time Zone observes standard time by subtracting six hours from UTC during standard time (UTC-6) and five hours during daylight saving time (UTC-5). ... −12 | −11 | −10 | −9:30 | −9 | −8 | −7 | −6 | −5 | −4 | −3:30 | −3 | −2:30 | −2 | −1 | −0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7...  CST or UTC-6 The Central Time Zone observes standard time by subtracting six hours from UTC during standard time (UTC-6) and five hours during daylight saving time (UTC-5). ... -12 | -11 | -10 | -9:30 | -9 | -8 | -7 | -6 | -5 | -4 | -3:30 | -3 | -2:30 | -2 | -1 | -0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... 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Monroe is the home of the University of Louisiana at Monroe (formerly known as Northeast Louisiana University). It also houses the headquarters of CenturyTel, the eighth-largest telecommunications provider in the nation. Monroe is situated on the Ouachita River and continues to serve as the population center and distribution outlet for the surrounding farming community. Monroe will soon play host to a motor speedway in the year 2008. A view over the Bayou DeSiard of the ULM library and conference center The University of Louisiana at Monroe is a coeducational, public university located in Monroe, Louisiana, USA with an approximate enrollment of 8,140 students, also known as Louisiana-Monroe or ULM, and is a part of the... A view over the Bayou DeSiard of the ULM library and conference center The University of Louisiana at Monroe is a coeducational, public university located in Monroe, Louisiana, USA with an approximate enrollment of 8,140 students, also known as Louisiana-Monroe or ULM, and is a part of the... Categories: Possible copyright violations ...


Monroe and the neighboring town of West Monroe (pop. 13,250), which sits just across the Ouachita River, are often referred to as the Twin Cities of northeast Louisiana. , West Monroe is a city in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana, United States. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...

Contents

Geography

Monroe is located at 32°30′37″N, 92°05′42″W (32.510343, -92.094895)GR1 and has an elevation of 72 feet (22 m)GR3.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 83.9 km² (31.6 mi²). 74.3 km² (28.7 mi²) of it is land and 9.6 km² (3.7 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 11.46% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there are 53,107 people,[2] 19,421 households, and 12,157 families residing in the city. The population density is 714.9/km² (1,851.8/mi²). There are 21,278 housing units at an average density of 286.5/km² (741.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 36.78% White, 61.13% African American, 0.13% Native American, 1.05% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.25% from other races, and 0.63% from two or more races. 1.01% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 19,421 households, out of which 32.3% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 33.4% are married couples living together, 25.3% have a female householder with no husband present, and 37.4% are non-families. 31.3% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.7% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.54 and the average family size is 3.26. Marriage is an interpersonal relationship with governmental, social, or religious recognition, usually intimate and sexual, and often created as a contract, or through civil process. ...


In the city the population is spread out with 29.7% under the age of 18, 15.0% from 18 to 24, 25.1% from 25 to 44, 17.5% from 45 to 64, and 12.8% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 29 years, much younger than Louisiana's median age of 34.0 years. For every 100 females there are 84.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 76.6 males.


The median income for a household in the city is $25,864, and the median income for a family is $33,263. Males have a median income of $31,840 versus $22,352 for females. The per capita income for the city is $15,933. 32.3% of the population and 26.3% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 45.3% of those under the age of 18 and 21.6% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Education

Primary and secondary schools

The Monroe City School System manages 18 primary schools, 13 elementary schools, 4 middle schools, and 3 high schools. The high schools included in the city system are Carroll High School-a.k.a. "The Dog Pound", Neville High School, and Wossman High School-a.k.a. "Dat Dub". Monroe is also home to River Oaks School, Ouachita Christian School, and St. Frederick's Catholic School. The Ouachita Parish School System is responsible for managing schools outside the Monroe city limits. The subject of this article may not satisfy the notability guideline or one of the following guidelines for inclusion on Wikipedia: Biographies, Books, Companies, Fiction, Music, Neologisms, Numbers, Web content, or several proposals for new guidelines. ...


Colleges and Universities

The University of Louisiana at Monroe is located in the city, as well as Delta Community College. The Louisiana Technical College, Delta Ouachita Campus, is located a few miles west of West Monroe and provides vocational and technical training and education for both post high school and adult students. A view over the Bayou DeSiard of the ULM library and conference center The University of Louisiana at Monroe is a coeducational, public university located in Monroe, Louisiana, USA with an approximate enrollment of 8,140 students, also known as Louisiana-Monroe or ULM, and is a part of the...

A view over the Bayou Desiard of ULM library and conference center

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Transportation

Bus

Greyhound Bus Lines provides transportation from Monroe to many cities across the nation. The city of Monroe also has the oldest municipally owned transit system in the nation. Created in 1906, the Monroe Transit System (mtsbus.org) is the public transportation provider of 13 extensive bus routes reaching all areas of the city. Service is provided from 6:00 AM until 9:30 PM Monday through Saturday. In November of 2007 the Monroe Transit System will welcome a trolley bus to its fleet, which will run in historic downtown Monroe. Greyhound Lines is the largest intercity common carrier of passengers by bus in North America, serving 2200 destinations in the United States. ...


Air

Monroe Regional Airport serves the city. The airport has three main runways and is served by Delta, Northwest, American, and Continental Airlines. Monroe Regional Airport (IATA: MLU, ICAO: KMLU) is a public airport located just east of Monroe, Louisiana. ...


Highways

Monroe can be accessed from I-20, U.S. Highway 165, and U.S. Highway 80. This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... U.S. Highway 165 is a spur of U.S. Highway 65. ... US 80 is an east-west United States highway. ...


Railroads

Monroe has two main railroads Kansas City Southern Railway that runs from east to west and Union Pacific that runs from North to South. There are also other railroads: The Kansas City Southern Railway (AAR reporting mark KCS) is a United States-based Class I railroad operating over 3,130 track miles in 10 central and southeastern states. ... The Union Pacific Railroad (NYSE: UNP) is the largest railroad in the United States. ...

The Delta Southern Railroad Company (AAR reporting mark DSRR) is a Class III short-line railroad headquartered in Tallulah, Louisiana. ... The Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi Railroad (ALM) is a short-line railroad headquartered in Crossett, Arkansas. ...

Area Attractions

Monroe has many attractions which include:


Civic Center Complex

The Monroe Civic Center, which has multiple complexes. The main complex is the Civic center Arena. This arena provides 44,000 square feet (4,100 m²) of exhibit space along with 5,600 seats. The arena houses events such as banquets, circuses, and rodeos. The civic center also has a conference hall, convention center, equestrian pavilion, and the W.L. "Jack" Howard Theatre. The Monroe Civic Center is a 5,500-seat multi-purpose arena in Monroe, Louisiana. ...


Museums

The Monroe area is home to several museums including the Northeast Louisiana Children's Museum, The Biedenharn Museum and Gardens and the Masur Museum. The Biedenharn Museum and Gardens is a botanical garden located beside the Ouachita River at 2006 Riverside Drive, Monroe, Louisiana. ...


Shopping

  • Pecanland Mall, home to major anchors Belk, Dillards, JC Penny, Sears and others. Includes many stores.
  • Garden District Shops
  • Desiard Plaza
  • Eastgate Shopping Center
  • Geneva's Plaza
  • Hideaway Village Shopping Center
  • Murray Plaza
  • Northgate Shopping Center
  • Pecanland Commons
  • Shopper's Plaza
  • Southside Shopping center
  • Sunshine Heights Shopping center
  • Super 1 Plaza
  • The Avenue
  • The Toggery
  • The Cotton Patch
  • The Women's Shop
  • Twin City
  • Twin City Plaza
  • Twin City Shopping Center

Pecanland Mall is an enclosed shopping mall located three miles east of Monroe, Louisiana. ... Belk, headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, is the United States largest privately held department store chain. ... Dillards may refer to: Dillards, a major department store chain in the United States The Dillards, a progressive bluegrass band This is a disambiguation page — a list of articles associated with the same title. ... J. C. Penney Company, Inc. ... Sears Holdings Corporation NASDAQ: SHLD is the third largest retailer in the United States, behind Wal-Mart and The Home Depot. ...

Skating

There are two skating venues in the Monroe area.

  • Monroe - Skatetown, Inc.
  • West Monroe - Skatetown

Zoo

Monroe features the Louisiana Purchase Gardens and Zoo, which collectively maintains over 500 animals. The zoo also offers boat rides and a catwalk, in addition to other seasonal activities. THe Louisiana Purchase zoo is located in Monroe, Louisiana. ...


Economy

From 1926 to 1941, Monroe served as the home to Delta Air Lines until the company relocated to Atlanta, Georgia. Until 2004, Delta offered mainline jet service to Monroe, despite the city's small size. Monroe Regional Airport's logo is a "Delta" symbol and bears the statement "Birthplace of Delta Air Lines" at the entrance and on its website. Monroe is the site of the first Coca-Cola bottling plant. Monroe is a major distribution area for Brookshires Grocery. Delta Air Lines, Inc. ... Atlanta redirects here. ... Delta Air Lines, Inc. ... Monroe Regional Airport (IATA: MLU, ICAO: KMLU) is a public airport located just east of Monroe, Louisiana. ... The wave shape (known as the dynamic ribbon device) present on all Coca-Cola cans throughout the world derives from the contour of the original Coca-Cola bottles. ...

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Today, Monroe especially when coupled with her sister city, West Monroe, are collectively an economic powerhouse of Northeast Louisiana and are home to many manufacturing, healthcare, banking, and farm-related corporations and partners. Monroe hosts many corporate offices such as call centers and distribution centers for Chase Manhattan Bank as well as other corporate satellites and is the headquarters of Vantage Health Plan, a major supplier of health insurance in Louisiana, whose offices make up a large part of Monroe's downtown skyline. Ouachita Fertilizer, a branch of the Abdell Corporation, is also located in Monroe. Berry Plastics Group, formerly Tyco Plastics, has a production facility in Monroe. The loss of the Guide Corporation, a major headlight developer, coupled with the previous loss of State Farm Insurance placed a damper on Monroe's economy. However recently the old State Farm Insurance Building has become a calling center for Accent Marketing. Angus Chemical, a subsidiary of Dow Chemical, located in nearby Sterlington,LA contributes to Monroe's underlying economy as well. Image File history File links Storefront30. ... Image File history File links Storefront30. ... West Monroe is a city located in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana. ... The Chase Manhattan Bank, now part of JPMorgan Chase, was formed by the merger of the Chase National Bank and the Bank of the Manhattan Company in 1955. ... A SAAB headlight with combination projector/reflector optics A headlight or headlamp is a lamp, usually attached to the front of a vehicle such as a car, with the purpose of illuminating the road ahead during periods of low visibility, such as night or precipitation. ... State Farm Insurance Companies are a group of large US insurance and financial services companies started in 1922 by former farmer George J. Mecherle (pronounced Ma-herl). ... The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) is a multinational corporation headquartered in Midland, Michigan, USA. In terms of market capitalization, it is the second-largest chemical company in the world, smaller than only DuPont. ...


The Monroe metro boasts four major hospitals, St. Francis North (formerly North Monroe Medical Center), and St. Francis Medical Center, home of the Kitty Degree Breast Health Center, respectively; The Louisiana State University Medical Center- Monroe (formerly the E.A. Conway Hospital, which includes a Family Medicine residency program providing charity medical care to the eight parishes of Northeast Louisiana), and Glenwood Medical Center (West Monroe). St. ...


Monroe is also the headquarters for CenturyTel; and the Northeast Louisiana War Veteran's Home is located adjacent to the campus. Categories: Possible copyright violations ...


Neighborhoods

Southern Monroe (south of U.S. Highway 80) This area contains the Pecanland Mall and the Louisiana Purchase Gardens & Zoo. Statistically, the area is heavily African-American and the crime rate is higher than the rest of Monroe.

  • Lamyville
  • Renwick's Addition
  • Booker T
  • Oregon Trail
  • Bryant's Addition
  • Grayling Bend
  • Tanglewood
  • Charmingdale
  • New Town
  • Atkinson Quarters

North and East Monroe (north of U.S. Highway 80) The University of Louisiana at Monroe and the headquarters for CenturyTel can be found in this area.

  • Garden District
  • Marie Place Addition
  • Sholar's Addition
  • Pargoud Place
  • Plantation Park
  • Westwood
  • Forsythe Park
  • Brierfield
  • River Oaks
  • Town & Country
  • Northside Terrace
  • Cypress Point
  • Lakeshore
  • Bayou Oaks
  • Frenchman's Bend
  • Swartz
  • Lincoln Hills
  • Parkview Heights Subdivision
  • North Pointe Plantation
Revisions and sourced additions are welcome.

Media

Monroe is served by a Gannett newspaper, the Monroe News-Star. The News-Star was formerly an afternoon daily owned by the late father-son team of publishers, Robert Ewing and John D. Ewing of Shreveport. When the Ewing's Monroe Morning World ceased publication, the sister publication, the News-Star, became the city's morning-only newspaper. The News-Star can be found online at http://www.thenewsstar.com/apps/pbcs.dll/frontpage In addition, Monroe is also served by two African-American weekly newspapers: The Monroe Free Press and the Monroe Dispatch. The Free Press was founded in 1969 by Roosevelt Wright, Jr. and is published weekly. It's web presence began in 1996 and is located at http://monroefreepress.com. The Dispatch was founded in 1975 by Irma and Frank Detiege and is published weekly. Gannett Company, Inc. ... Robert W. Ewing (September 27, 1859 - April 27, 1931) was a prominent newspaper journalist, editor, and publisher and political figure, primarily in Louisiana, in the last two decades of the 19th century and the first third of the 20th century. ... John Dunbrack Ewing, Sr. ... Shreveport, Louisiana is the third largest metropolitan city in the state of Louisiana, USA. It is located in Caddo Parish, and as of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 200,145. ...

KNOE-TV, Channel 8, is the CBS affiliate for Monroe, Louisiana. ... KTVE, Channel 10, is the NBC affiliate for the El Dorado, Arkansas/Monroe, Louisiana DMA. The station is licensed to El Dorado, but its main studio is located in West Monroe, Louisiana. ... KAQY, Channel 11, is the ABC affiliate for Monroe, LA. KAQYs transmitter is located in Columbia, Louisiana. ... KARD-TV, Channel 14, is the Fox affiliate for the El Dorado/Monroe market area. ...

Notable residents

Harry Wayne Addison (September 8, 1920 - August 24, 2003) was a Southern author and humorist whose works painted vivid portraits of his experiences growing up as a poor boy in rural Louisiana. ... For other uses, see Author (disambiguation). ... Erle Edwards Barham (born July 10, 1937) is an American farmer and conservationist living in Oak Ridge, a village in Morehouse Parish in north Louisiana. ... The Louisiana State Legislature is the legislative branch of the U.S. state of Louisiana. ... Morehouse Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Robert Jocelyn Barham (born January 25, 1949) is a Louisiana farmer and a Republican state senator who represents Claiborne, Morehouse, Union, and West Carroll parishes, all of which border Arkansas in the northernmost section of his state. ... Lenard Benoit Benjamin (born November 22, 1964, in Monroe, Louisiana) is an American former professional basketball player who was selected by the Los Angeles Clippers in the 1st round (3rd overall) of the 1985 NBA Draft. ... NBA redirects here. ... Walter Andrew Bubby Brister, III (born August 15, 1962, in Monroe, Louisiana), is a former American football player for the Pittsburgh Steelers, Philadelphia Eagles, New York Jets, Denver Broncos, and Minnesota Vikings. ... City Denver, Colorado Other nicknames Orange Crush (1977-1979 defense) Team colors Orange, Broncos Navy Blue, and White[1] Head Coach Mike Shanahan Owner Pat Bowlen General manager Ted Sundquist Mascot Miles League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960-1969) Western Division (1960-1969) National Football League (1970–present) American... Kenneth Craig Ken Case (1925-06-14 – 2007-05-10) was a news anchorman, meteorologist, and sports broadcaster associated with KNOE Television in Monroe, Louisiana, from 1967 until his retirement in 1987. ... Meteorology is the scientific study of the atmosphere that focuses on weather processes and forecasting. ... James L. Dennis (born 1936, Monroe, Louisiana) is a Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. ... The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit is a federal court with appellate jurisdiction over the following United States District Courts: Western, Middle, and Eastern Districts of Louisiana Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi Western, Eastern, Northern, and Southern Districts of Texas The court is based at... Jimmy N. Dimos (born October 18, 1938) is a state Fourth Judicial District Court judge based in Monroe, Louisiana, in Ouachita Parish. ... It has been suggested that Speakers of the House be merged into this article or section. ... The Louisiana State Legislature is the legislative branch of the U.S. state of Louisiana. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Hamid Drake (b. ... Grady A. Dugas, M.D., (October 24, 1923 - March 25, 2007) was a Louisiana physician who invented the Safer Automatic Wheelchair Wheel Locks, a patented device designed for those who sometimes forget to lock their wheelchairs. ... The Medicinæ Doctor or Doctor of Medicine (M.D. or D.M.) is a doctorate level degree held by medical doctors. ... Union Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Eric Edwards (born as Robert Everett on November 30, 1945 in Michigan , USA) is an American porn star , studied actor and model for commercials for Gillette, Coleco Toys, Close Up toothpaste and other products. ... Charles Edward Finley (born November 26, 1962 in Monroe, Louisiana) is an American former left-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball for the California Angels (later the Anaheim Angels), Cleveland Indians and St. ... Major league affiliations National League (1892–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 2, 6, 9, 14, 17, 20, 42, 42, 45, 85 Name St. ... Carl Fontana (July 18, 1928 - October 9, 2003) was a jazz trombonist. ... City New Orleans, Louisiana Team colors Old Gold, Black, and White Head Coach Sean Payton Owner Tom Benson General manager Mickey Loomis Mascot Gumbo League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1967–present) Eastern Conference (1967-1969) Capitol Division (1967; 1969) Century Division (1968) National Football Conference (1970-present) NFC West... 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References

  1. ^ "Monroe, Louisiana (LA) Detailed Profile" (notes), City Data, 2007, webpage: C-Monroe.
  2. ^ a b "Census 2000 Data for the State of Louisiana" (town list), US Census Bureau, May 2003, webpage: C2000-LA.

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