Other cities in the 318 area code include: Pineville, Minden, Bastrop, Oakdale, Tallulah, Grambling, Springhill, Mansfield, Winnsboro, Jonesboro, Ball, Bunkie, Vidalia, Farmerville, Lake Providence, Vivian, Rayville, Haughton, Jena, Ferriday, Greenwood, Blanchard, Homer, Delhi, Arcadia, Many, Sterlington, Stonewall, Simmesport, Jonesville, Haynesville, Benton, Cottonport, Zwolle, Coushatta, Bernice, Oak Grove, Logansport, Colfax, Ringgold, Mansura, Olla, Glenmora, Urania, and Lecompte.
Shreveport is the third-largest city in the state of Louisiana and the 113th-largest city in the United States. It is the seat of Caddo Parish and extends along the Red River (most notably at Wright Island, the Charles and Marie Hamel Memorial Park, and Bagley Island) into neighboring Bossier Parish. Bossier City is separated from Shreveport by the Red River. The population of Shreveport was 199,311 in 2010, and the Shreveport-Bossier City Metropolitan Area population exceeds 441,000. The Shreveport-Bossier City Metropolitan Statistical Area ranks 111th in the United States, according to the United States Census Bureau.
Monroe is the eighth-largest city in the U.S. state of Louisiana. it is the parish seat of Ouachita Parish. In the official 2010 census, Monroe had a population of 48,815. The municipal population declined by 8.1 percent over the past decade; it was 53,107 in the 2000 census. After a recheck in 2012, the Census Bureau changed the 2010 population from 48,815 to 49,147. Mayor Jamie Mayo, however, maintains that the Monroe population is more than 50,000 and indicated that he will pursue a continued challenge to the count. Monroe is the principal city of the Monroe Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes the parishes of Ouachita and Union.
Bossier City is a suburb of Shreveport, Louisiana, United States, located in Bossier Parish. As of the 2010 census, Bossier City had a population of 61,315. The 2013 estimate was 66,333. Bossier City is located on the eastern bank of the Red River and is closely tied to its larger sister city Shreveport on the opposite bank. The Shreveport – Bossier City metropolitan area is the center of the region known as the Ark-La-Tex.Bossier City is not the parish seat. The parish courthouse is located instead in Benton, about 12 miles (19 km) to the north of Bossier City.
The 318 area code lies within the Central Daylight Time Zone (or CDT). The current time in CDT is 4:34 AM on Jul 07, 2020.