Named after James Monroe, the country's fifth president, Monroe, Louisiana is a city filled with amazing history and an assortment of amenities to entertain and challenge you. To jump right into the exiting things Monroe offers, we have to start with the museums- Monroe has incredible museums. The Biedenharn Museum & Gardens is a good start; it is a private home repurposed as a museum with beautiful, tranquil surrounding gardens. Chennault Aviation and Military Museum is a great educational museum that focuses on military and aviation history, and the Northeast Louisiana Delta African-American Heritage Museum is one of 26 museums part of the African-American Heritage Trail. Rounding out the end, the Masur Museum of Art will cover all your art cravings. For the outdoors and family fun, the Black Bayou Lake National Wildlife Refuge is a great place to see animals in their natural habitat, and the Louisiana Purchase Gardens & Zoo, which hosts more than 500 animals, is the place to see them up close (and take fun boat rides!). Two mainstays of economic and cultural activity in Monroe are the Monroe Civic Center, for shows and exhibitions, and the University of Louisiana at Monroe. Monroe has everything you need for a great life! It's only natural such a great area deserves great homes. And Monroe offers the best. Stunning townhomes for the whole family or modest starter homes, completely customizable to your specific tastes and needs, are available across many friendly communities. Discover layouts from one to four beds and two to four baths, and prices from 232000 to 602000. Affordable homes await you in Monroe, the perfect town to live life; New Home Source is the place to find the home for you!