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Including Monroe, West Monroe, Ruston, El Dorado, Bastrop, Farmerville, Jena, Rayville, Winnsboro, Crossett, and 47 other towns.

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Monroe is a city of about 50,000 people in northern Louisiana, making it the eighth-largest city in the state. The wider Monroe area has about 200,000 people and includes the cities of West Monroe, Ruston, El Dorado, Bastrop, Farmerville, Jena, Oak Grove, Rayville, and Winnsboro. The city is largely known as a center of higher education, with three major universities in the area.

When it comes to banking, Monroe punches far above its weight. There are more than 35 banks and 15 credit unions with headquarters in the Monroe area. Notable institutions with headquarters in the region include Origin Bank, First Financial Bank, Ouachita Independent Bank, Progressive Bank, and Concordia Bank & Trust Company. The oldest institution with its headquarters in the region that is still operating today is Bank of Winnfield & Trust Company, which was established in 1901. Including other institutions operating in the area, there are more than 55 banks and 20 credit unions with a total of approximately 240 branches.

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$400 Checking Bonus Available At Regions Bank
UPDATE 1/19/2017: The $400 bonus is no longer available. Availability: New checking customers in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee,
Regions Bank Offers $300 LifeGreen Checking Bonus
UPDATE 1/19/2017: The $300 bonus is no longer available. Availability: New checking customers in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee,
Bancorp South's Fall Rake in the Cash Bonus Earns $150
UPDATE 11/2/2016: After reading the comments below, I did some further investigating. According to multiple CSRs, and more importantly, Bancorp South’s Marketing Department, the Fall Rake in the Cash $150
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Earn $350 For Opening A Checking Account At Regions Bank
Receive a sign up bonus of $300 (and another $50 referral bonus) when you open any LifeGreen checking account using the promo code 300P2 and complete the following requirements:    
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