Introduction to Springhill, Louisiana
Springhill, Louisiana, in Webster county, is 37 miles NE of Shreveport, Louisiana and 194 miles E of Dallas, Texas. The city is located in the Shreveport-Bossier City metropolitan area. Springhill has a population of 5,439.
The city of Springhill is in Webster Parish. Initially a town, this city was established in the year 1896. William Farmer, Samuel Monzingo, J. A. Byrnes and Joseph Murrell were among the first settlers in the area. In the year 1894, Springhill was known as Barefoot, Louisiana. Mrs. Maxwell assigned the name on the basis of her observations that many men in the community left for work without shoes. The city of Springhill was finally incorporated in the year 1902.
Springhill and nearby Attractions
- Discovery Place
- Museum of Regional History
- Sci - Port Discovery Center
- Tex - Ark Antique Auto Museum
- Atlanta State Park
- Lake Claiborne State Park
Things To Do In Springhill
Tourists can visit the Museum of Regional History to learn more about the history of the city. The Atlanta State Park is another tourist attraction that offers facilities swimming, camping, fishing and biking. At the Tex-Ark Antique Museum, one can view a number of the antique autos.
Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport is nearby.
Springhill Higher Education
Higher education is available at the Centenary College of Louisiana, Louisiana State University, Southern University at Shreveport, Texarkana College and Texas A & M University.