Tag: Bossier City

Bossier City (French: Ville de Bossier) is a city in Bossier Parish, Louisiana, United States.
As of the 2010 Census, the city had a total population of 61,315. Bossier City is closely tied to its larger sister city Shreveport, located on the western bank of the Red River. The Shreveport-Bossier City metropolitan area is the center of the region known as the Ark-La-Tex.
Bossier is pronounced /ˈboʊʒər/, bō′·zhər. It is not the parish seat. The parish courthouse is located instead in Benton about 12 miles (19 km) to the north of Bossier City.
In the 1830s Bossier City was known as Bennett’s Bluff. Bennett’s Bluff was named after William Bennett, who with his wife Mary Ciley and his business partner James Cane, owned a plantation near the Red River, in now south Bossier. The Cane & Bennett Trading Post had printed paper money and was successful, even though both Cane and Bennett died before the Civil War. Ciley remarried Cane after Bennett’s death. The plantation then became known as…

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