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Culture and Traveler's Guide
Located on the Ouachita River, in Ouachita Parish,
Monroe and West Monroe offer a taste of Louisiana
history, art, entertainment, food and family fun. Begin your adventures at the Emy-Lou
Biedenharn Foundation, consisting of a Bible Museum and Research Center, the family home, and
Elsong Gardens. Browse through the Masur Museum of Art, a gothic home of permanent collections
as well as special exhibits. Discover West Monroe's Antique Alley, a three-block array of
interesting shops in 1880s buildings. Enjoy a cruise aboard the Twin City Queen on the Ouachita
River or a family outing at Louisiana Purchase Gardens and Zoo. Experience unforgettable food:
stewed vegetables, smoked meats, steaming biscuits, a cool slide of pie...the southern
blue-plate feast. With a medley of attractions and quality hotels, Monroe and West Monroe have
a menu sure to satisfy your vacation cravings.
For more information, contact:
Monroe/West Monroe Convention & Visitors Bureau.
Louisiana Office of Tourism.
Area Culture and Traveler's Guide, with a Tour
Listings for Travelers: Attractions, Dining, Lodging and More
Geography and Statistics
- Our population is 142191 people in 56300 households.
- The land area is 611.0 square miles (391035 acres);
the water area is 21.8 square miles (13930 acres).
- Ouachita Parish is located at latitude 32.48 degrees North, longitude 92.16 degrees West.
- More Census Information and Mapping
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Come visit, we'll make it worth your while.
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