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Our Genealogy Helper for Monroe ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Monroe (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Monroe. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

It's still very early in our research, but as we gather more information it will be added to this page.

Neighboring Counties ...

When searching for family records, we have frequently made the mistake of not checking the neighboring counties.

For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the northwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals and doctors were in the next county to the west. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the north.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring counties instead of the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the west contained birth and death records; the county to the north contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

Monroe is located in Franklin County.

To see how the shape of Mississippi's counties have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Franklin County: Adams, Amite, Jefferson, Lincoln & Wilkinson.

Below are the counties that are near Monroe. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Monroe:

  • Franklin County     (The home county of Monroe)
    • Bude [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bude
      • Bude [Franklin County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Monroe
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,000 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bude
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bude<2>
    • Eddiceton [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eddiceton
      • Eddiceton [Franklin County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Monroe
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eddiceton
    • Meadville [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadville
      • Meadville [Franklin County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west of Monroe
      • Estimated population in 2019: 421 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meadville<2>
    • Roxie [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roxie
      • Roxie [Franklin County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the west of Monroe
      • Estimated population in 2019: 466 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roxie have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roxie
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roxie<2>
    • Garden City [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garden City
      • Garden City [Franklin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the southwest of Monroe
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Garden City have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garden City
  • Adams County
    • Natchez [Adams County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Natchez
      • Natchez [Adams County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the west of Monroe
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14,615 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Natchez
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Natchez<2>
  • Amite County
    • Brookside [Amite County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookside
      • Brookside [Amite County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the south of Monroe
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookside
    • Crosby [Amite County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crosby
      • Crosby [Amite County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the southwest of Monroe
      • Estimated population in 2019: 276 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crosby
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crosby<2>
    • Liberty [Amite County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Liberty
      • Liberty [Amite County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the south of Monroe
      • Estimated population in 2019: 667 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Liberty have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Liberty
    • Gloster [Amite County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gloster
      • Gloster [Amite County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Monroe
      • Estimated population in 2019: 869 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gloster have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gloster
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gloster<2>
    • McElveen [Amite County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McElveen
      • McElveen [Amite County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the southeast of Monroe
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McElveen
    • Centreville [Amite County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Centreville
      • Centreville [Amite County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Monroe
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,424 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Centreville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centreville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Centreville<2>
  • Claiborne County
    • Port Gibson [Claiborne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Gibson
      • Port Gibson [Claiborne County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the north of Monroe
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,312 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Gibson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Gibson<2>
  • Copiah County
    • Wesson [Copiah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wesson
      • Wesson [Copiah County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Monroe
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,722 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wesson have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wesson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wesson<2>
    • Beauregard [Copiah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beauregard
      • Beauregard [Copiah County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Monroe
      • Estimated population in 2019: 324 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beauregard have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beauregard
    • Hazlehurst [Copiah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hazlehurst
      • Hazlehurst [Copiah County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Monroe
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,730 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hazlehurst
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hazlehurst<2>
  • Jefferson County
    • Fayette [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fayette
      • Fayette [Jefferson County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Monroe
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,436 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fayette have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fayette
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fayette<2>
  • Lincoln County
    • Cobbs [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cobbs
      • Cobbs [Lincoln County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Monroe
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cobbs
    • Brookhaven [Lincoln County]
    • New Sight [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Sight
      • New Sight [Lincoln County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Monroe
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Sight
  • Pike County
    • Summit [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summit
      • Summit [Pike County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the southeast of Monroe
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,570 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summit
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summit<2>
    • Bear Town [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bear Town
      • Bear Town [Pike County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Monroe
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bear Town
    • McComb [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McComb
      • McComb [Pike County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Monroe
      • Estimated population in 2019: 13,013 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McComb
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McComb<2>
    • Magnolia [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Magnolia
      • Magnolia [Pike County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Monroe
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,212 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Magnolia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Magnolia<2>
    • Osyka [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Osyka
      • Osyka [Pike County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Monroe
      • Estimated population in 2019: 411 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Osyka have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Osyka
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Osyka<2>
  • Wilkinson County
    • Rosetta [Wilkinson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rosetta
      • Rosetta [Wilkinson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the southwest of Monroe
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rosetta
    • Woodville [Wilkinson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodville
      • Woodville [Wilkinson County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Monroe
      • Estimated population in 2019: 919 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodville<2>
  • Concordia Parish (LA)
    • Vidalia [Concordia Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vidalia
      • Vidalia [Concordia Parish] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the west of Monroe
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,815 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vidalia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vidalia<2>
  • East Feliciana Parish (LA)
    • Norwood [East Feliciana Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norwood
      • Norwood [East Feliciana Parish] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Monroe
      • Estimated population in 2019: 291 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norwood have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norwood<2>
  • Tensas Parish (LA)
    • Saint Joseph [Tensas Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Joseph
      • Saint Joseph [Tensas Parish] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Monroe
      • Estimated population in 2019: 973 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Joseph have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Joseph
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Joseph<2>
    • Waterproof [Tensas Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waterproof
      • Waterproof [Tensas Parish] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Monroe
      • Estimated population in 2019: 555 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waterproof have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterproof
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waterproof<2>

For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Monroe, see our County-by-County Page for Monroe.

Newspapers Published in Monroe ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 64 newspapers that have been published in the area around Monroe.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Monroe, there are papers which were published within 29 miles [46.7 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Monroe.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Monroe:

  • Of Special Interest ...
    • The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.
    • Stories from Louisiana
    • Stories from Mississippi

Cemeteries Near Monroe ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Monroe.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Monroe covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

  • Hopewell Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Hopewell Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Hopewell Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hopewell Cemetery
  • Montgomery Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Montgomery Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Montgomery Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montgomery Cemetery
  • Mulkey Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mulkey Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Mulkey Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mulkey Cemetery
  • Scott Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Scott Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Scott Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scott Cemetery
  • Lee Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Lee Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Lee Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lee Cemetery
  • Midway Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • Cassedy Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Cassedy Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Cassedy Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cassedy Cemetery
    • Oak Grove Cemetery
    • McGee Burnett Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the McGee Burnett Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the McGee Burnett Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McGee Burnett Cemetery
    • McDonald Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the McDonald Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the McDonald Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McDonald Cemetery
    • Walker Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Walker Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Walker Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walker Cemetery
    • Montgomery Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Montgomery Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Montgomery Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montgomery Cemetery
    • Rocky Point Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Rocky Point Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Rocky Point Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rocky Point Cemetery
    • Eddicetown Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Eddicetown Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Eddicetown Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eddicetown Cemetery
    • Sullivan Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Sullivan Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Sullivan Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sullivan Cemetery

Nearby Communities in 1895 ...

We've built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. We also indicate if the community no longer exists and is now historic.<5>

While we didn't find Monroe in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Monroe.

These communities are listed based on their distance from Monroe, with the one closest to Monroe listed first.

  • Meadville [Franklin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadville
    • Meadville [Franklin County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west of Monroe
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 250 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 421 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Meadville had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meadville<2>
  • Little Springs [Franklin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Springs
    • Little Springs [Franklin County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Monroe
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 157 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Little Springs had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little Springs
  • Veto [Franklin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Veto
    • Veto [Franklin County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Monroe
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Veto had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Veto have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Veto
  • Zion Hill [Amite County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Zion Hill
    • Zion Hill [Amite County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the south of Monroe
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Zion Hill had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Zion Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Zion Hill
  • O'Neil [Amite County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for O'Neil
    • O'Neil [Amite County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the south of Monroe
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, O'Neil had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for O'Neil have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on O'Neil
  • Smithdale [Amite County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smithdale
    • Smithdale [Amite County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Monroe
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Smithdale had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smithdale have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smithdale
  • Continue List ...
    • Kennolia [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kennolia
      • Kennolia [Franklin County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Monroe
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Kennolia had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kennolia have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kennolia
    • Union Church [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union Church
      • Union Church [Jefferson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the north of Monroe
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 126 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Union Church had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Union Church have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union Church
    • Orange [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orange
      • Orange [Franklin County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the west of Monroe
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Orange had railroad service and no post office
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orange have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orange
    • Roxie [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roxie
      • Roxie [Franklin County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the west of Monroe
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 225 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 466 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Roxie had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roxie have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roxie
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roxie<2>
    • White Apple [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White Apple
      • White Apple [Franklin County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the west of Monroe
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, White Apple had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White Apple have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Apple
    • Auburn [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Auburn
      • Auburn [Lincoln County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Monroe
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Auburn had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Auburn have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Auburn
    • Hamburg [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hamburg
      • Hamburg [Franklin County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Monroe
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 150 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Hamburg had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hamburg have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamburg
    • Caseyville [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Caseyville
      • Caseyville [Lincoln County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Monroe
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 54 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Caseyville had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Caseyville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caseyville
    • McNair [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McNair
      • McNair [Jefferson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Monroe
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, McNair had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McNair have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McNair

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Monroe. See our List of 1890's Communities around Monroe.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Mississippi

About Franklin County

About Mississippi

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 Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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: 31.4716, Longitude: -90.8268       In this case, the coordinates for Monroe have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<3>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.
<4>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.
<5>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Monroe, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.






















 

 

 

 

 


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