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Welcome Neighbor!

As a resident of West Monroe, we encourage you to enjoy all the amenities that our community has to offer, from fresh, locally grown produce from the Farmer’s Market to socializing at our nationally accredited Senior Center. Need assistance getting settled? We can help you every step of the way from planning and inspections to setting up water and garbage service. The City of West Monroe even has choices of venues for rental, ready to host everything from a child’s birthday to an elegant reception.

Here in West Monroe, you will find everything you need and more than you expect!

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Downtown West Monroe Mardi Gras Festival

Downtown West Monroe Mardi Gras Festival

Celebrate Mardi Gras in downtown West Monroe on Saturday, February 16.

Activities include live entertanment, the Krewe of PAWS Mardi Gras Parade, Jester Jog 5K and 1K Fun Run and Krewe of Janus Mardi Gras Parade. Downtown stores will be open throughout the day as well as food trucks and vendors. Visit the Monroe-West Monroe Convention and Visitors Bureau at www.monroe-westmonroe.org for more information.

Public updates available through Nixle

Public updates available through Nixle


The City of West Monroe and West Monroe Police Department have launched a public notification system using both text and email services.

The public notification system allows the public to stay connected with text and email announcements from both the City of West Monroe and the West Monroe Police Department. The announcements are powered through a service known as Nixle.

The public can sign up for text and/or email notifications from both the City of West Monroe and the West Monroe Police Department. To sign up for Community Notification texts through the City of West Monroe, text WESTMONROE to 888777.

To sign up for Public Safety Notification texts through the West Monroe Police Department, text WMPD to 888777.

The public can sign up for email notifications through the City’s web site at westmonroe.com by clicking on the “Get Alerts” tab on the right side of the page.

For more information, call the West Monroe Mayor’s Office at (318) 396-2600 or the West Monroe Police Department at (318) 396-2722.

Latest Events

Downtown West Monroe Mardi Gras Festival

Downtown West Monroe Mardi Gras Festival

Saturday, February 16, 2019 (All day)

Celebrate Mardi Gras in Downtown West Monroe on Saturday, Feb. 16. Activities include the Krewe of PAWS Mardi Gras Parade, Jester Jog 5K and 1K Fun Run, Krewe of Janus Mardi Gras Parade, live entertainment, downtown shopping, food vendors and much more. Visit www.monroe-westmonroe.org for more information and a schedule of events.

Saturday, February 16, 2019 (All day)
Early Voting for the Feb. 23 Election

Early Voting for the Feb. 23 Election

Saturday, February 16, 2019 - 8:30am to 6:00pm

Early voting for the February 23 Special Primary Election will be held at the West Ouachita Senior Center from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. on February 9-16 (except on Sunday, February 10). Visit the La. Secretary of State's website at www.sos.la.gov for more information.

Saturday, February 16, 2019 - 8:30am to 6:00pm