With a total area of about 42 sq. miles, Bossier City is located in Bossier Parish. This city is closely linked to the larger city of Shreveport. It is located on the western bank of the Red river. There are a variety of schools in the area and a large number of local residents are employed in them. The media industry is also quite developed in the area with local newspapers, local television stations and many more. Some notable people of the town are M. Abraham, Jr. W.O. Bigby, Henry Burns etc. Most of the local residents are primarily engaged with the sevice sector.