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Welcome to Monroeton ...

Monroeton is located in Rockingham County<1>.

The location of Monroeton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Monroeton is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Monroeton lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Monroeton is located in the (336) area code.

Communities Also Named Monroeton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Monroeton - they are located in Alabama and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Monroeton ...

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

  • Greensboro [Guilford County]
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    • Greensboro [Guilford County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Monroeton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 297,878 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greensboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greensboro<5>
  • Eden [Rockingham County]
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    • Eden [Rockingham County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Monroeton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,867 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eden<5>
  • Reidsville [Rockingham County]
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    • Reidsville [Rockingham County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Monroeton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,993 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reidsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reidsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reidsville<5>
  • Elon [Alamance County]
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    • Elon [Alamance County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Monroeton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,186 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Summerfield [Guilford County]
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      • Summerfield [Guilford County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Monroeton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,502 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Summerfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summerfield<5>
    • Gibsonville [Alamance County]
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      • Gibsonville [Alamance County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Monroeton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,397 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gibsonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gibsonville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gibsonville<5>
    • Oak Ridge [Guilford County]
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      • Oak Ridge [Guilford County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Monroeton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,126 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Ridge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Ridge<5>
    • Elon College [Alamance County]
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      • Elon College [Alamance County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Monroeton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elon College came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elon College
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elon College<5>
    • Stokesdale [Guilford County]
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      • Stokesdale [Guilford County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Monroeton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,555 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stokesdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stokesdale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stokesdale<5>
    • Wentworth [Rockingham County]
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      • Wentworth [Rockingham County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the north of Monroeton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,734 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wentworth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Monroeton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Monroeton.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Monroeton ...

Looking for more information about Monroeton? 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 Monroeton, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Monroeton.

Adding Monroeton to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Monroeton on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of North Carolina

About Rockingham County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Rockingham County: www.co.rockingham.nc.us/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Rockingham, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Monroeton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Monroeton) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Monroeton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.2896, Longitude: -79.7348       In this case, the coordinates for Monroeton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.






















 

 

 

 

 


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