Life in Caddo Parish
Q: Where is Caddo Parish located?
A: Caddo Parish, Louisiana is situated in the northwest corner of the state. Its borders DeSoto Parish, Texas and Arkansas. Located on the Red River is the city of Shreveport.
Q: What is special about Caddo Parish?
A: Originally home to the Caddo Indians, Caddo Parish prospered in the early 1900s with its lucrative oil drilling. Today, Caddo Parish is one of the fastest growing Parishes in Louisiana.
Q: What neighborhoods are in Caddo Parish?
A: Oil City is close to Caddo Lake, and is home to the Louisiana State Oil and Gas Museum. The town of Vivian hosts the annual Red Bud Festival. Other places in Caddo Parish include Rodessa, Belcher, Gilliam, Mooringsport and Hosston.
Q: What is there to do in Caddo Parish?
A: Known as "the Gateway to the West," Caddo Parish is home to the Red River National Wildlife Refuge, located along the Red River, close to Colfax. It is also host to the Red River Revel Arts Festival, one of the largest outdoor festivals in the state of Louisiana.