Shreveport (Louisiana)

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Coordinates 32°30′53″N 93°44′50″W
Country United States
State Louisiana
Parishes Caddo, Bossier
Founded 1836
Incorporated March 20, 1839
Named for Captain Henry Miller Shreve
Elevation 154 to 253 ft (46 to 77.1 m)
Demonym(s) Shreveporter
Time zone UTC−6 (CST)
ZIP codes 711xx
Area code(s) 318
FIPS code 22-70000
Primary airport Shreveport Regional Airport
Waterways Red River, Cross Bayou
Government (Mayor) Adrian Perkins (D)
Government (City Council) Members list Chair: James Flurry (R)Dist A: Willie Bradford (D)Dist B: LeVette Fuller (D)Dist C: John Nickelson (R)Dist D: Grayson Boucher (R)Dist E: James Flurry (R)Dist F: James E. Green (D)Dist G: Jerry Bowman (D)
Government (City) 123.84 sq mi (320.74 km2)
Government (Land) 108.14 sq mi (280.10 km2)
Government (Water) 15.69 sq mi (40.65 km2)
Government (Metro) 2,698 sq mi (6,987.8 km2)
Area (City) 123.84 sq mi (320.74 km2)
Area (Land) 108.14 sq mi (280.10 km2)
Area (Water) 15.69 sq mi (40.65 km2)
Area (Metro) 2,698 sq mi (6,987.8 km2)
Population (2020) (City) 187,593
Population (2020) (Rank) 1st in Caddo Parish 3rd in Louisiana 137th in United States
Population (2020) (Density) 1,734.64/sq mi (669.75/km2)
Population (2020) (Urban) 298,317 (US: 126th)
Population (2020) (Metro) 393,406 (US: 140th)

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Shreveport (/ˈʃriːvpɔːrt/SHREEV-port) is a city in the U.S. state of Louisiana. It is the third most populous city in Louisiana after New Orleans and Baton Rouge, respectively. The Shreveport–Bossier City metropolitan area, with a population of 393,406 in 2020, is the fourth largest in Louisiana, though 2020 census estimates placed its population at 397,590. The bulk of Shreveport is in Caddo Parish, of which it is the parish seat. It extends along the west bank of the Red River (most notably at Wright Island, the Charles and Marie Hamel Memorial Park, and Bagley Island) into neighboring Bossier Parish. The United States Census Bureau's 2020 census tabulation for the city's population was 187,593, though the American Community Survey's census estimates determined 189,890 residents.