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Logansport
De Soto Parish, Louisiana

ZipCodes
71049

Motto
Gateway to Louisiana



Page Contents for Logansport, Louisiana

Statistics & Facts

Location

Weather & Climate

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Libraries.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Louisiana state capital is Baton Rouge.
The population of Logansport is approximately 1,555 2009, 1555 2010.
The approximate number of families is 787 2000, 644 2010.
The amount of land area in Logansport is 7.87 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Logansport is 3.2 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.387 sq kilometers.
The distance from Logansport to Washington DC is 1099 miles.
The distance to the Louisiana state capital is 201 miles. (as the crow flies)
Logansport is positioned 31.97 degrees north of the equator and 93.99 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Logansport elevation is 204 feet above sea level.
Logansport per capita income is $ 18,474 2009.
Logansport median income is $ 42,670 2009.
The Logansport median home price is $ 81,151 2009.

Location

in western Louisiana about 37 miles from Shreveport. Other nearby communities include Stanley, Longstreet, Grand Cane, Keachi and South Mansfield, all in Louisiana and Joaquin, Tenaha and Huxley, all in Texas.

Here is a map page for Logansport.
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Climate


warm and mostly sunny.
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History & History Related Items

A Dr. Logan came here to practice medicine in the area. He built a ferry on the SAbine River which he called Logan's Ferry. Later, on 28 February 1848, when the post office was opened here, it was given the name of Logansport. Once the railroad connected here, more people began to arrive, some stable citizens and others of not so good character, such as gamblers. At one time, there were more saloons than grocery stores.

See this history page for more historical information and pictures. Try this historical photo gallery for Logansport.
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Attractions

The Mardi Gras Ball is held each year with a King and Queen, live entertainment and fun.

Sand Bass Tournament
Held at the Sabine River near the Reservoir.
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Logansport City Government

Town of Logansport

Logansport Town Office
309 Main Street
Logansport, LA 71049
Phone: 318-697-5352

Logansport Chamber

Logansport Chamber of Commerce
606 Main Street
Logansport, LA 71049

Logansport Organizations

Logansport Chamber of Commerce
606 Main Street
Logansport, LA 71049

Logansport Libraries

De Soto Parish Library
203 Hwy 5
Logansport, LA 71049
Phone: 318-697-2311

Logansport Schools

Logansport Elementary School
17228 Hwy 5
Logansport, LA 71049
Phone: 318-697-4873
Logansport High School
17228 Highway 5
Logansport, LA 71049
Phone: 318-697-4338
Stanley High School
14323 Hwy 84
Logansport, LA 71049
Phone: 318-697-2664

Here are some pictures of Stanley High School when it was known as Oak Grove High School.


DeSoto Parish School Board
201 Crosby Street
Mansfield, LA 71052
Phone: 318-872-2836 Logansport

Miscellany

The population of Logansport was:
1990 - 1,390
2000 - 1,630

Population Density:
2000 - 506.4 persons per square mile

Median Age:
2000 - 34 years

Number of Housing Units:
1990 - 675
2000 - 787


Median Household Income:
2000 - $ 22,546
2009 - $ 42,670

Per Capita Income:
2000 - $ 12,695
2009 - $ 18,474

Median House Value:
2000 - $ 45,500
2009 - $ 81,151

Logansport is located in the Central Time Zone and does participate in daylight savings time during a portion of the year.


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