Shongaloo, Louisiana

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Shongaloo is a village in Webster Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 162 at the 2000 census within the corporation limits. The population of what locals consider "Shongaloo" is more than 1,000. It is part of the Minden Micropolitan Statistical Area.

West of Shongaloo on Louisiana Highway 2 is Munn Hill, a homestead of Daniel and Rebecca Munn, established on July 26, 1900.

Shongaloo has a civic center for town council meetings as well as general usage. There is an adjacent museum with a restored log cabin. Also an adjacent civic center located on the same property of adjacent museum.

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Geography

Shongaloo is located at 32°56′17″N 93°17′54″W / 32.93806°N 93.29833°W / 32.93806; -93.29833 (32.938129, -93.298369)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 20.6 km² (7.9 mi²). 20.5 km² (7.9 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.04 mi²) of it (0.38%) is water.

Transportation

Shongaloo is connected to other cities by road. Currently, there is no air or boat access directly to the village. Air transportation is possible by using the Springhill Airport (15–20 minutes) or using the Shreveport Regional Airport (60–80 minutes). Shongaloo is connected to Sarepta and Homer by LA 2. Shongaloo is also connected to Magnolia and Minden by LA 159 (the highway name changes as you go into Arkansas to AR 19). LA 157 connects Shongaloo to Springhill and ALT LA 2 and LA 615 to Haynesville.

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