Monroe (All)

Monroe, originally known as Poste-du-Ouachita, then Fort Miro, is the 8th largest city in Louisiana.  It is located in Ouachita (pronounced Wash-a taw) Parish. Monroe adopted it's name from the steam-powered paddle-wheeler James Monroe.  Monroe is the birthplace of Delta Airlines, which started as Delta Dusters, a crop-dusting business. Monroe is centrally located with I-20, the east-west corridor and Hwy 165 being the north-south highway.  Shreveport, LA is 99 miles, Baton Rouge, LA is 187 miles, Little Rock, AR 176 miles, Jackson, MS 120 miles, Dallas, TX 284 miles, and Houston, TX 336 miles.

Top employers in the area include the Ouachita Parish School Board, St. Francis Medical Center, Chase, CenturyLink, University of Louisiana at Monroe, Walmart, Graphic Packaging, City of Monroe, and Glenwood Regional Medical Center.

Monroe a regional hub for education, shopping, healthcare, entertainment and the arts.

The area is an outdoor enthusiast's dream with multiple opportunities and a climate that allows people to pursue their outdoor passions nearly year round. The area also boasts a variety of cultural and arts entertainment events.

  • Boating, water skiing and fishing on the scenic Ouachita River and in numerous bayous and waterways
  • Hunting large and small game
  • Numerous high-quality golf courses and tennis courts
  • Public parks and dog parks
  • Flower and vegetable gardening
  • Local vineyard
  • Antique Alley
  • Seasonal river market
  • Symphony orchestra
  • 400 churches in Ouachita Parish
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Two ballet companies
  • Community theatre
  • Three 4-year universities
  • Community College & Technical School
  • Children's Museum
  • Youth sports programs
  • Scouting
 

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$259,900
Monroe, LA
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$185,000
Monroe, LA
3
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$212,000
Monroe, LA
3
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$147,000
Monroe, LA
2
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2
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$263,500
Monroe, LA
4
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3
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