About This Place
Oil City is a town in Caddo Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 1,219 at the 2000 census. Oil City is located on Louisiana Highway 1 north of Caddo Lake. It is part of the Shreveport–Bossier City Metropolitan Statistical Area.
The park in Oil City is named for Earl Williamson, who served for forty years on the Caddo Parish police jury (1933–1972 and again from 1979–1980 and as mayor of Vivian from 1938–1946 and again from 1962-1966.
Oil City is located at 32°44′32″N 93°58′28″W / 32.74222°N 93.97444°W / 32.74222; -93.97444 (32.742170, -93.974376).