Bossier Parish, Louisiana
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Bossier Parish History
Bossier Parish was created on Feb. 24, 1843 and named for the Louisiana Creole militia general Pierre Evariste Jean Baptiste Bossier. Bossier Parish is also known as Cotton Parish. Bossier parish lies in the extreme northwestern part of the State, fronting Red river on the west for about seventy-five miles, and only separated from Texas by the parish of Caddo. On the north it is bounded by the State of Arkansas.  Benton is the parish seat.

Cities and Towns
Benton * Bossier City * Eastwood * Haughton * Plain Dealing * Red Chute

Unincorporated Areas
Adner * Antrim * Badcou * Barksdale * Bellevue * Blenheim * Bolinger * Caplis * Carterville * Curtis * Ferguson * Fillmore
Hinkle * Hughes * Ivan * Koran * Linton * Mayer * Midway * Morris * Mott * Oakland * Princeton * Red Chute * Redland
Rocky Mount * Vanceville * Ward View * Willow Chute



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AUGUST, 2018 ~  Obits




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Surrounding Parishes and Counties
North: Lafayette County, Ark.
East: Webster Parish
Southeast: Bienville Parish; Red River Parish
Southwest: Caddo Parish
Northwest: Miller County, Ark

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