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Welcome to Monroe ...

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Monroe has a population of 13,698 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Monroe.

Monroe is 920 feet [280 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Monroe lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Monroe is served by one (or more) of the following area codes: (470)<4>, (678) & (770).

The ZIP codes for Monroe: 30655-30656<5>

Websites for Monroe ...

Official Website:   www.monroega.com/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.waltonchamber.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Monroe had an population of 13,698 people. This is an increase of 3.51% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Monroe had a population of 13,234 people (or 15.8% of the total population of Walton County). This makes Monroe the county's most populous community.

The population of Monroe represents 0.14% of the population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 63rd most populous community.

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

Adding Monroe to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Monroe in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Monroe was

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Monroe on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Monroe ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 51 communities that are also named Monroe - they are located in Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida (3), Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi (2), Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey (3), New York, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, Ohio (5), Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania (4), South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas (2), Utah, Virginia (3), Washington and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Monroe ...

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

  • Milstead [Rockdale County]
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    • Milstead [Rockdale County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Monroe
    • Estimated population in 2018: 39,217 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milstead have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milstead
  • Lawrenceville [Gwinnett County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lawrenceville
    • Lawrenceville [Gwinnett County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Monroe
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,842 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lawrenceville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lawrenceville<8>
  • Snellville [Gwinnett County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Snellville
    • Snellville [Gwinnett County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Monroe
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,185 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Snellville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Snellville<8>
  • Winder [Barrow County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winder
    • Winder [Barrow County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the north of Monroe
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,273 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winder have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winder
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winder<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Conyers [Rockdale County]
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      • Conyers [Rockdale County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Monroe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,107 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Conyers
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Conyers<8>
    • Covington [Newton County]
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      • Covington [Newton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Monroe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,386 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Covington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Covington<8>
    • Loganville [Walton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Loganville
      • Loganville [Walton County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the west of Monroe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,310 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Loganville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loganville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Loganville<8>
    • Auburn [Barrow County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Auburn
      • Auburn [Barrow County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Monroe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,902 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Auburn
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Auburn<8>
    • Centerville [Gwinnett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Centerville
      • Centerville [Gwinnett County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Monroe
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,884 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centerville
    • East Wood [Newton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Wood
      • East Wood [Newton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the south of Monroe
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,725 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Wood have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Wood

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 Monroe. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Monroe.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Monroe. 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 Monroe.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Monroe. Our list includes 11 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Monroe.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Monroe ...

Looking for more information about Monroe? 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 Monroe, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Monroe.

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About Walton County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Monroe: www.monroega.com/

The official website for Walton County: www.waltoncountyga.org/

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Walton, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Monroe.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Monroe - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Monroe, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<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 Monroe). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Monroe or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Monroe includes: 30655 & 30656.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Monroe) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Monroe. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MonroeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Monroe. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7948, Longitude: -83.7132    
<7>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.
<8>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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