LOUISIANA , acity of Pike
See also:Missouri, U.S.A., situated below the mouth of the
See also:river, on the western
See also:bank of the
See also:Mississippi, about 90 m . N. of St .
See also:Louis . Pop . (1900) 5131, including 1075 negroes and 161
See also:born; (191o) 4454; there is also a considerable suburban population . Louisiana is served by the Chicago,
See also:Burlington & Quincy and the Chicago &
See also:railways, and by several lines of river steamboats . The river is spanned here by a railway
See also:bridge . The city is laid out fairly regularly in the river valley and on bluffs along the river, and has attractive residential districts, commanding
See also:good views . It has very active and varied
See also:industries, and is a
See also:trade centre for a large
See also:grain- and fruit-producing and stock-raising region, and has one of the largest nurseries in the
See also:United States . Louisiana was laid out in 1818, was the county-seat from that date until 1825, was incorporated as a
See also:town in 1845 and was chartered as a city in 1849 .
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