Fast Facts......

  • The City of Mansfield is the Parish Seat of DeSoto Parish.
  • City Sales Tax Revenues have more than doubled from
    June, 2007 to June, 2010 because of the Haynesville Shale
    Natural Gas discovery. In DeSoto Parish - Sales Tax revenue has
    sky-rocketed from $23-million for 2006-2007 to
    over $78-million for 2009-2010.  It is estimated that
    nearly 5 percent of the Nation's gas drilling is in DeSoto Parish.
  • Sales tax revenues for 2009/2010 were reported as 93 percent higher than the prior year.  Sales tax revenues in the City of Mansfield generated over $2-million in the 2009/2010 fiscal year compared to only $1-million in 2007.
  • Compressed Natural Gas Station opened in February 2012. web 
  • The City of Mansfield was first Incorporated on: April 15, 1847
  • Population: 5,001 according to 2010 U.S. Census Bureau
  • Median household income 2008 - $29,093
  • Parish: DeSoto
  • Latitude: 32.037n
  • Longitude: 93.7w
  • Annual average rainfall: 65.56
  • City tree: Crepe Myrtle
  • City flower:  Day Lily
  • Time zone: Central Daylight Savings
  • Nearest major city: Mansfield is about 30 miles south of
    Shreveport, LA on US Hwy 171 and Interstate 49

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