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Welcome to Monroe ...
The location of Monroe has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Monroe is 230 feet [70 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Monroe lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Communities Also Named Monroe ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Mississippi communities named Monroe: This one is located in Franklin County and the other is located in Perry County.
Beyond Mississippi, 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, Louisiana (2), Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, 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. 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.
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.
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 on a map titled Map of Mississippi (from Rand McNally, 1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Monroe on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
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/
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This page was last modified: 29 Jun 2022