About This Place
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 /boʊʒər/, 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.