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Minden, Louisiana

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– Minden was established in 1836 by Charles Veeder.
– The town’s name is derived from the German city of Minden.
– Minden served as a blueprint for the fictional city of Bon Temps in the Southern Vampire Mysteries series.
– During the Civil War, Minden housed a large Confederate encampment.
– In 1899, Minden experienced its coldest temperature ever recorded in Louisiana during the Great Blizzard.

– Minden has a total area of 31.0 km², with 0.75% water.
– The city experiences a range of temperatures throughout the year.
– The average snowfall in Minden is minimal.
– Precipitation days in Minden are spread throughout the year.
– The city experiences an average of 0.4 snowy days annually.

– The racial composition of Minden in 2020 was 41.63% White and 53.25% Black or African American.
– The city had a population of 11,928 in the 2020 census.
– The population of Minden has fluctuated over the decades.
– In 2020, there were 5,189 households and 3,126 families residing in the city.
– Other races in Minden include Native American, Asian, Pacific Islander, and Hispanic or Latino individuals.

**Notable People:**
– LJarius Sneed, born in 1997, is an NFL cornerback for the Kansas City Chiefs.

– Wikimedia Commons has media related to Minden, Louisiana.
– Mayors Office. City of Minden. Retrieved December 22, 2022.
– 2020 U.S. Gazetteer Files. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved March 20, 2022.
– State Climate Extremes Committee – Records. National Centers for Environmental Information. Retrieved December 26, 2017.
– US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990. United States Census Bureau.

Minden, Louisiana (Wikipedia)

Minden is a city and parish seat in Webster Parish, Louisiana, United States. It is located twenty-eight miles east of Shreveport. As of the 2020 census, the city had a total population of 11,928.

Minden, Louisiana
City of Minden
Minden City Hall and Convention Center
Minden City Hall and Convention Center
Location of Minden in Webster Parish, Louisiana.
Location of Minden in Webster Parish, Louisiana.
Minden, Louisiana is located in Louisiana
Minden, Louisiana
Minden, Louisiana
Coordinates: 32°37′0″N 93°17′0″W / 32.61667°N 93.28333°W / 32.61667; -93.28333
Country United States
States Louisiana
Founded1836 (188 years ago) (1836)
 • MayorNick Cox
 • Total15.21 sq mi (39.39 km2)
 • Land15.04 sq mi (38.95 km2)
 • Water0.17 sq mi (0.44 km2)
 • Total11,928
 • Density793.24/sq mi (306.27/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)318
FIPS code22-50885
WebsiteMinden, Louisiana
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