Choose Bossier Parish?

Bossier Parish has long been regarded as one of the fastest growing parishes (county) in the state of Louisiana. Located in northwest Louisiana along the east side of Red River, and it is bordered on the north by the State of Arkansas. Bossier Parish is comprised of four (4) growing municipalities: City of Bossier City; Town of Benton; Town of Haughton; and, the Town of Plain Dealing.

Bossier City/Parish is an innovative and progressive community with big city amenities and small city charm. Friendly people and diverse offerings add to its allure. Careful and thoughtful city planning makes it one of the fastest growing cities in Louisiana. We take pride in being recognized by Business Week Magazine as No. 19 in the nation and the only city in the State of Louisiana as the “Best Places to Raise Your Kids”. Bossier City is also a Louisiana State Certified Retirement Community.

Bossier-Shreveport ranked #9 for military retirees according to USAA and Military.com and in 2011, Bossier was named a Top 20 Military Community and the Bossier Chamber was recognized as the #1 Military Friendly Chamber by the National Veteran-Owned Business Association.

The largest municipality of four in Bossier Parish and the “cleanest” community in Louisiana welcomes you and your family to settle in and enjoy Louisiana’s unique Southern-Cajun Hospitality!

  • Bossier City named No. 7 for “Best Places to Find a New Job” – Money magazine
  • Shreveport-Bossier named  a “Game Changing Community” because of its economic potential- Southern Business & Development (SB&D), an economic development journal
  • Shreveport-Bossier ranked among the “Best Opportunity Cities” – Forbes magazine
    Bossier City Ranks 22nd among the “Best Cities for Young Families in LA” (NerdWallet)