• Suburbs of Monroe: Bosco, Corey, Fondale, Lakeshore, Lamkin, Logtown, Northeast, Northeast Univ, Richwood.
  • Monroe is also known as: Ouachita Parish / Monroe city.
  • Their current mayor is Mayor Jamie Mayo, who took office November 10th, 2017.
  • Zip codes in the city: 71201, 71202, 71203, 71207, 71209, 71210, 71211, 71212, 71213, 71217.
  • Ouachita County funeral flowers can be purchased from one of the local funeral shops we partner with.


  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Susan Ward (actor and model), Shawn Reaves (actor), Eric Edwards (american football player), Bradie James (american football player), Joe Smith (american football player), Pat Williams (american football player), and Andrew Whitworth (american football player).
  • Monroe is home to the following sports teams: Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks men's basketball.

Monroe (historically French: Poste-du-Ouachita) is the eighth-largest city in the U.S State of Louisiana. it is the parish seat of Ouachita Parish. In the official 2010 census, Monroe had a population of 48,815. The municipal population declined by 8.1 percent over the past decade; it was 53,107 in the 2000 census. After a recheck in 2012, the Census Bureau changed the 2010 population from 48,815 to 49,147. Mayor Jamie Mayo, however, maintains that the Monroe population is more than 50,000 and indicated that he will pursue a continued challenge to the count.Monroe is the principal city of the Monroe Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes the parishes of Ouachita and Union. The two-parish area had a total population of 170,053 in 2000 and an estimated population of 172,275 as of July 1, 2007. The larger Monroe-Bastrop Combined Statistical Area is composed of both the Monroe Metropolitan Statistical Area and the Bastrop Micropolitan Statistical Area. The CSA had a population of 201,074 in 2000.Monroe and the neighboring city of West Monroe (pop. 13,250), which sits just across the Ouachita River, are often referred to as the Twin Cities of northeast Louisiana.


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Monroe started out as a fort known as Fort Miro. The fort later became known simply as Monroe after a man named James Monroe, who brought a steam powered paddle-wheeler up the Ouachita. The presence of the steamboat enabled the growth of the fort, and it was transformed from an outpost to an official town.

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Monroe Obituaries

It was disclosed by The Daily Citizen on July 20th, 2017 that Betty Jo Wallace (Henry) died in Arkansas.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Betty Jo's life.

It was reported on June 27th, 2017 that James Wesley Sr Jordan passed on in Hope, Arkansas.  Jordan was 71 years old and was born in Monroe, LA.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor James Wesley Sr's life.

It was reported by Topeka Capital-Journal on June 21st, 2017 that Robert Darnell Sweet passed on in Topeka, Kansas.  Sweet was 60 years old and was born in Monroe, LA.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Robert Darnell's life.

It was reported by San Diego Union-Tribune on June 9th, 2017 that Dessie Wright (Blount) died in San Diego, California.  Ms. Wright was 73 years old and was born in Monroe, LA.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Dessie's life.

It was revealed on May 25th, 2017 that Nan Sharon Tilmon perished in Monroe, Louisiana.  Tilmon was 72 years old and was born in Smackover, AR.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Nan Sharon's life.

It was noted by Orange County Register on March 18th, 2017 that Ann Mansfield (Phillips) died in Costa Mesa, California.  Ms. Mansfield was 75 years old and was born in Monroe, LA.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Ann's life.

It was revealed by Texarkana Gazette on March 8th, 2017 that Wanda Sue Tweedy (Mixon) passed on in Texarkana, Texas.  Ms. Tweedy was 68 years old and was born in Monroe, LA.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Wanda Sue's life.

It was noted by Texarkana Gazette on February 17th, 2017 that Louis Hall Sharpe died in Texarkana, Texas.  Sharpe was 43 years old and was born in Monroe, LA.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Louis Hall's life.

It was reported by The Villages Daily Sun on November 1st, 2016 that Robert Lee "Bob" Thompson died in The Villages, Florida.  Thompson was 92 years old and was born in Monroe, LA.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Robert Lee "Bob"'s life.

It was written on October 31st, 2016 that Paulette Hawkins (Coleman) passed on in Lima, Ohio.  Ms. Hawkins was 78 years old and was born in Monroe, LA.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Paulette's life.

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Funeral Homes in Monroe

Mulhearn Funeral Home

For over six generations, the Mulhearn family has served the needs of Northeast Louisiana families. We strive to treat each family we serve as a part of our own.

Funeral Directors Insurance
500 Saint John St
Monroe, LA 71210
George B Tennant Funeral Home
1309 S 2nd St
Monroe, LA 71202
Hester's Central State Funeral Home
811 Louise Anne St
Monroe, LA 71201
Kilpatrick Funeral Homes
1200 Lamy Ln
Monroe, LA 71201
Mc Farland Funeral Home Incorporated
1901 Burg Jones Ln
Monroe, LA 71202
Miller Funeral Home Incorporated
2932 Renwick St
Monroe, LA 71201
Mulhearn Funeral Home
500 Saint John St
Monroe, LA 71201
Mulhearn Funeral Home
2308 Sterlington Rd
Monroe, LA 71203
Mulhearn Memorial Park Cemetery
623 Highway 80 E
Monroe, LA 71203
Richardson Funeral Home
1866 Winnsboro Rd
Monroe, LA 71202
Richwood Memorial Gardens
2705 Richwood Road 2
Monroe, LA 71202
Riverside Burial Cemetery
3901 S Grand St
Monroe, LA 71202
Smith Funeral Home
907 Winnsboro Rd
Monroe, LA 71202

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Tennant Mortuary
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