Mayor's Office

A Message from the Mayor

Hello, I am Jamie Mayo, mayor of the city of Monroe. On behalf of the city council we are truly honored that you have chosen to visit the website of our unique city, where "We Are Monroe Proud".

The heart of Monroe, found in the people who live here, makes, it a beautiful and exciting place to visit or live.

Monroe is an economic, educational, and medical hub for Northeast Louisiana, you will find it to be a very diverse area that anyone can get accustomed to.

In Louisiana, the Monroe metropolitan area is expected to see the largest percentage job growth over the next two years, thanks to public- private partnerships and cooperation at the local, regional, state, and federal levels. Monroe is the birthplace of Delta Airlines, and home to Louisiana Purchase Gardens and Zoo.

There are three outstanding major universities and a community college within thirty minutes of our city. The University of Louisiana at Monroe, Grambling State University, Louisiana Tech University, and Delta Community College.

Monroe has scores of local restaurants, unique shops, neighborhoods parks and community centers. We have great food, great entertainment, and great people. By working together, we are laying the foundation for years of growth and development. Monroe is "One City, with One Future." Enjoy our website and we hope to see you soon!


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