“Ruston is a small city in and the parish seat of Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, United States. It is the largest city in the East Central Ark-La-Tex region. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 21,859, reflecting an increase of 6.4 percent from the count of 20,546 counted in the 2000 Census. Ruston is near the eastern border of the Ark-La-Tex region and is the home of Louisiana Tech University. Its economy hence is based on its college population. Ruston hosts the annual Peach Festival.
Ruston is the principal city of the Ruston Micropolitan Statistical Area, which includes all of Lincoln and Jackson parishes. The previous mayor, first elected in 1998, was Dan Hollingsworth, an Independent. Ronny Walker was elected as the new mayor on November 4, 2014.” – Wikipedia
“Located in North Louisiana between Shreveport and Monroe, Ruston and Lincoln Parish is known for its thriving college-town atmosphere, an 18-block historic downtown district and the incredibly sweet peaches grown here. The area is home to Grambling State University and Louisiana Tech University, and boasts a variety of specialty shops and delicious restaurants. Come explore Ruston’s many arts, outdoors and historic attractions, such as the Louisiana Military Museum, and take part in one of our events and festivals. It’s easy to discover why Ruston Lincoln Parish is considered “a peach of a place to visit!” – Ruston Lincoln Parish Convention Bureau
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Ruston LA. Louisiana Tech University. Hale Hall. Image by Billy Hathorn
Ruston LA City Hall. Image by Billy Hathorn.
Ruston LA. Louisiana Tech University Bulldogs Football Stadium. Image by LA Tech Official Athletic Site.
Ruston LA Downtown. Image by www.topix.com
The Dixie Center for the Arts is located on North Vienna Street in downtown Ruston, La. Dixie Theatre began as the Astor Theater in 1928. It was sold five times in its history, survived a fire in 1933, and the challenges of the Great Depression. Although it has seen many changes, the legacy of the Dixie continues in Ruston.Image by Tim Mueller Photography
Ruston LA. Home to Louisiana Tech University. Image by www.topix.com
Ruston LA. Temple Baptist Church. Image by Billy Hathorn
Map of Ruston LA. Image by townmapsusa.com
Ruston LA. Lincoln Parish Park. Image by ENOLA PROPERTIES INC.