About This Place
Gibsland is a town in Bienville Parish, Louisiana, United States. Conveniently near Interstate 20 and less than an hour from both Shreveport and Monroe, Louisiana, Gibsland offers small town living with access to urban amenities. Gibsland is located only minutes away from Louisiana Tech University, Grambling State University, Northwest Louisiana Technical College and other technical-vocational schools. It is surrounded by many lakes within a 30 to 40-minute drive and some of Louisiana's best fishing, deer, and turkey hunting makes Gibsland and Bienville Parish a true sportsman's paradise.
The town is best known for its connecting railroads, the birthplace of Coleman College and the nearby capture in 1934 of the bandits Bonnie and Clyde. In 2002 a song and music video title "'03 Bonnie & Clyde" was released. The song was written by Jay-Z and produced by Kanye West featuring R&B singer, songwriter, actress and fashion designer Beyonce (Beyonce Knowles, formerly a member of R&B girl group Destiny's Child). The song reached number 4 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100, becoming Jay-Z's second top ten single and Beyonce's first top ten single as a solo artist.
Gas * Electric * Broadband Internet * Phone * Water - Provided by Town of Gibsland * Public Sewer - Provided by Town of Gibsland * Trash Pickup - Provided by Town of Gibsland