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Monroe is the third-largest city in Northern Louisiana, largest city in Northeast Louisiana, and the parish seat of Ouachita Parish. It is also home to the University of Louisiana at Monroe and their sports team, the ULM Warhawks.

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By plane[edit]

  • 1 Monroe Regional Airport (MLU IATA) (east of the city). Has nonstop flights on American to Dallas/Fort Worth, Delta to Atlanta, and United to Houston. Monroe Regional Airport (Q452290) on Wikidata Monroe Regional Airport (Louisiana) on Wikipedia

By car[edit]

Monroe is located on Interstate 20, about 100 miles east of Shreveport and 75 miles west of Vicksburg.

Get around[edit]


  • St Matthews Catholic Church.
  • Frank "Buddy" Flowers Chapel.



  • Pecanland Mall. Located near Monroe Regional Airport, and anchored by Belk, Burlington Coat Factory, Dillard's, JCPenney, Sears, and a 10-screen movie theatre.


  • 1 [formerly dead link] Sage Restaurant, 1301 N 19th St, +1 318-410-9400. Decently-priced, tasty meals, with a good wine selection and salad bar.
  • 2 [dead link] Vieux Carré Market, 1623 N 18th St, +1 318-388-2228. Gourmet wines, cheeses, bread, fish and steaks. This place looks like a store from outside but has a dining area in back with excellent service and food. This is something really different in Monroe and a good place to stock up on special treats.



  • 1 Americas Best Value Inn, 310 Thomas Road (I-20 at Exit 114 North Thomas Rd), +1 318-325-5780. Check-in: 2:00pm, check-out: 11:00am. Air Conditioning, Restaurants Nearby, Smoking and Non-Smoking Rooms, Limited Pets, Outdoor Pool, Cable TV, Free Fax/Copy Service, Truck and Bus Park, Internet Access,Free Breakfast, microwaves and refrigerators, hair dryers, in-room coffee in all rooms
  • 2 Comfort Suites Monroe, 1401 Martin Luther King Dr, +1 318-410-1005, fax: +1 318-410-0145.
  • 3 Hamilton House Inn, 318 Trenton St, +1 318-366-2412.
  • 4 Ramada Monroe, 1601 Martin Luther King Drive (I-20 at Exit 118A), +1 318 323-1600, fax: +1 318 323-1600.


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Routes through Monroe
ShreveportRuston  W I-20.svg E  VicksburgJackson
ShreveportRuston  W US 80.svg E  VicksburgJackson
AlexandriaPineville ← Jct W US 84.svg E  S US 165.svg N  BastropStuttgart

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