Logansport, LA


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Logansport is a town in western De Soto Parish adjacent to the Sabine River in western Louisiana, United States. The population was 1,630 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Shreveport–Bossier City Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Logansport is located at 31°58′29″N 93°59′51″W / 31.97472°N 93.9975°W / 31.97472; -93.9975 (31.974785, -93.997471). According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 3.4 square miles (8.7 km²), of which, 3.2 square miles (8.3 km²) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.4 km²) of it (4.45%) is water.
The Logansport riverfront is an entrance off U.S. Highway 84 into Louisiana from Texas. It has a terraced landscape, veteran's memorial, walking paths, gazebo, picnic tables, and a pavilion. Logansport offers activities throughout the year for families to enjoy. In February the Krewe of Aquarius will hold its annual ball and Mard Gras' Parade. Logansport is also known as the "Sand Bass Capitol" of the World. The Logansport Chamber of Commerce will host its fourth annual Sand Bass Tournament on March 12, 2011.[dated info]