Shreveport was founded in 1836 by the Shreve Town Company, a corporation established to develop a town at the juncture of the newly navigable Red River and the Texas Trail, an overland route into the newly independent Republic of Texas and, prior to that time, into Mexico. Nearby cities include Bossier City, Benton, Greenwood, Haughton, Belcher.
Shreveport is the largest city in Northern Louisiana, part of the twin city metro of Shreveport-Bossier City, and is considered the principal city in the three-state region known as the "Ark-La-Tex." It has about 188,000 residents, and is in the area of the state designated as the Sportsman's Paradise. Photo: Michael Barera, CC BY-SA 4.0.
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Shreveport, LA, USA is located at United States country in the Cities place category with the gps coordinates of 32° 31' 25.1724'' N and 93° 45' 48.6144'' W. Cities in United States Also check out these related Cities. Salisbury, MD, USA (38.363350, -75.605919) Rockville, MD, USA (39.086437, -77.161263) Hagerstown, MD, USA (39.644207, -77.731430)
Apr 25, 2022 · Shreveport is tucked up in Louisiana’s northwestern corner, sitting in the center of the Ark-La-Tex tri-state region. At this convergent point, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas borders meet. The city slightly extends into neighboring Bossier Parish, along the west bank of the Red River.