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Welcome to Monroe ...
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.
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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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/
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This page was last modified: 10 Oct 2021