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Welcome to Monrovia ...

Monrovia is located in Atchison County<1>.

Monrovia is 1,030 feet [314 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Monrovia is within the (913) area code.

Communities Also Named Monrovia ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Kansas communities named Monrovia: This one is located in Atchison County and the other is located in Johnson County.

Beyond Kansas, there are 6 communities that are also named Monrovia - they are located in Alabama, California, Indiana, Maryland and Virginia.

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

Communities near Monrovia ...

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

  • Atchison [Atchison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Atchison
    • Atchison [Atchison County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the east of Monrovia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,427 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atchison
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Atchison<4>
  • Horton [Brown County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Horton
    • Horton [Brown County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Monrovia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,668 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Horton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Horton<4>
  • Valley Falls [Jefferson County]
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    • Valley Falls [Jefferson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the southwest of Monrovia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,152 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Valley Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former name for Valley Falls:
    • Grasshopper Falls
    • Valley Falls has also been known as:
    • Sautrelle
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Valley Falls
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Valley Falls<4>
  • Nortonville [Jefferson County]
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    • Nortonville [Jefferson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the south of Monrovia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 605 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nortonville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nortonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nortonville<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Winchester [Jefferson County]
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      • Winchester [Jefferson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the south of Monrovia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 518 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winchester
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winchester<4>
    • Lancaster [Atchison County]
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      • Lancaster [Atchison County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Monrovia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 282 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lancaster have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lancaster
    • Rushville [Buchanan County]
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      • Rushville [Buchanan County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the east of Monrovia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 275 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rushville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rushville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rushville<4>
    • Everest [Brown County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Everest
      • Everest [Brown County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the north of Monrovia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 272 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Everest
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Everest<4>
    • Easton [Leavenworth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Easton
      • Easton [Leavenworth County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the southeast of Monrovia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 256 people
      • Former name for Easton:
      • Eastin
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Easton
    • Whiting [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whiting
      • Whiting [Jackson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the west of Monrovia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 183 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whiting have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whiting

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Monrovia. See our Newspapers Page for Monrovia.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Monrovia ...

Looking for more information about Monrovia? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Monrovia, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Monrovia.

Adding Monrovia to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Monrovia 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 Monrovia was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Monrovia on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Kansas (1911).

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

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About Atchison County

About Kansas

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

The official website for Atchison County: www.atchisoncountyks.org/

The official website for State of Kansas: https://portal.kansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Kansas' counties, including Atchison, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Monrovia - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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- Monrovia) 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 Monrovia. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MonroviaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Monrovia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5246, Longitude: -95.3484    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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