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Welcome to Monroeville ...

The city of Monroeville is located in Monroe County<1> and is the County Seat for Monroe County.

The location of Monroeville has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Monroeville has a population of 5,718 people<3> (see below for details).

Monroeville is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Monroeville lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Monroeville lies within the (251) area code.

The ZIP codes for Monroeville: 36460-36462<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Monroeville had an population of 5,718 people. This is a decrease of 12.29% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 16.67% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Monroeville had a population of 6,519 people (or 28.26% of the total population of Monroe County). This makes Monroeville the county's most populous community.

The population of Monroeville represents 0.14% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 86th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,519 people, the population of Monroeville decreased 5% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 6,862 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Monroeville.

Communities Also Named Monroeville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Monroeville - they are located in California, Indiana, Michigan, New Jersey, Ohio (2) and Pennsylvania.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Monroeville.

Communities near Monroeville ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Monroeville.

  • Frisco City [Monroe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frisco City
    • Frisco City [Monroe County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Monroeville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,153 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frisco City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frisco City<7>
  • Excel [Monroe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Excel
    • Excel [Monroe County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the south of Monroeville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 632 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Excel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Excel
  • Beatrice [Monroe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beatrice
    • Beatrice [Monroe County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Monroeville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 278 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beatrice have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beatrice
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beatrice<7>
  • Repton [Conecuh County]
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    • Repton [Conecuh County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Monroeville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 258 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Repton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Repton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Repton<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Peterman [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peterman
      • Peterman [Monroe County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Monroeville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peterman
    • Bermuda [Conecuh County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bermuda
      • Bermuda [Conecuh County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the east of Monroeville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bermuda
    • Perdue Hill [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Perdue Hill
      • Perdue Hill [Monroe County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the west of Monroeville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Perdue Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Perdue Hill
    • Burnt Corn [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burnt Corn
      • Burnt Corn [Monroe County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the east of Monroeville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burnt Corn
    • Tunnel Springs [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tunnel Springs
      • Tunnel Springs [Monroe County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Monroeville
      • Former name for Tunnel Springs:
      • Kempsville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tunnel Springs
    • Megargel [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Megargel
      • Megargel [Monroe County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Monroeville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Megargel

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Monroeville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Monroeville.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Monroeville. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Monroeville.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Monroeville. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Monroeville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Monroeville ...

Looking for more information about Monroeville? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Monroeville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Monroeville.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Alabama

About Monroe County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Monroeville. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Monroe, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Monroeville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Monroeville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Monroeville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Monroeville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Monroeville includes: 36460, 36461 & 36462.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Monroeville) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Monroeville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Monroeville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Monroeville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.5165, Longitude: -87.3280       In this case, the coordinates for Monroeville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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