Place:Montgomery, Grant, Louisiana, United States

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NameMontgomery
Alt namesBon Dieu Fallssource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS22011113
Buffalo Crossingsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS22011113
Creolasource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS22011113
Creola Bluffsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS22011113
Machensource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS22011113
Montgomery Landingsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS22011113
TypeTown
Coordinates31.666°N 92.887°W
Located inGrant, Louisiana, United States
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names


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Montgomery is a town in the far northwestern portion of Grant Parish. The parish itself is located in north central Louisiana, United States. The population of Montgomery was 787 at the 2000 census but dropped by 6 percent to 730 in 2010. The town has a poverty rate of 37 percent and a median household income of just under $22,000. The median age is just under forty; the population in 2010 was 78 percent white.

Montgomery is part of the Alexandria Metropolitan Statistical Area though it is forty miles north of Alexandria. Founded in 1712, even before New Orleans, Montgomery is situated on U.S. Highway 71 close to the boundary with Natchitoches and Winn parishes. It is located on the eastern bank of the Red River.

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