About Coushatta, Louisiana
Coordinates: 32°01?23?N 93°20?30?W? / ?32.02306°N 93.34167°W? / 32.02306; -93.34167Coushatta is a town in and the parish seat of rural Red River Parish, Louisiana, United States. It is situated on the east bank of the Red River. The community is approximately forty-five miles south of Shreveport on U.S. Highway 71. The population, 2,299 at the 2000 census, is nearly two-thirds African American, most with long family histories in the area.