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The location of Monroe













Welcome to Monroe ...

Monroe is located in Union Parish.

The location of Monroe has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Monroe is 120 feet [37 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Monroe lies within the (318) area code.

Communities near Monroe ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Bastrop   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the East (E) of Monroe

Located in Morehouse Parish

Farmerville   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) of Monroe

Sterlington   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Monroe

Located in Ouachita Parish

Marion   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of Monroe

Huttig   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) of Monroe

Located in Union County (AR)

Felsenthal   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of Monroe

Located in Union County (AR)

Downsville   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Monroe

Ouachita City   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Monroe

Wilhite   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) of Monroe

Fairbanks   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Monroe

Located in Ouachita Parish

To learn more about neighboring communities and parishes, please visit the Nearby Page for Monroe.

Communities Also Named Monroe ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Louisiana communities named Monroe: This one is located in Union Parish and the other is located in Ouachita Parish.

Beyond Louisiana, there are 51 communities that are also named Monroe - they are located in Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida (3), Georgia, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky, 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.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Monroe. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Monroe.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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.

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Monroe - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Monroe) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Monroe. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8151, Longitude: -92.2057     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Monroe have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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