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Welcome to Monroe ...
The pronunciation of Monroe: muhn-ROH<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Monroe, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Monroe has a population of 14,028 people<3> (see below for details).
Monroe is 820 feet [250 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Monroe lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Monroe: (513)
The ZIP code for Monroe: 45050<5>
Websites for Monroe ...
Official Website: www.monroeohio.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Monroe had an population of 14,028 people. This is an increase of 12.75% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 96.66% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Monroe had a population of 12,442 people. This makes Monroe the county's 5th most populous community.
The population of Monroe represents 0.11% of the total population of Ohio (which has 11,536,504 people), making it the state's 142nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 12,442 people, the population of Monroe increased 74.43% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 7,133 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Monroe.
Communities Also Named Monroe ...
While we believe that this Monroe is located in Butler County, we know of another 4 Ohio communities named Monroe. Those communities are located in the following counties: Brown, Greene, Highland and Jackson County.
Beyond Ohio, 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, Mississippi (2), Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey (3), New York, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Monroe, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on 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.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Monroe was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Monroe on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1901).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Monroe.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Monroe: www.monroeohio.org/
The official website for Butler County: www.butlercountyohio.org/
The official website for State of Ohio: https://ohio.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 05 Dec 2023