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Welcome to Monroe ...
Monroe is located in Overton County<1>.
The location of Monroe has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Monroe is 1,020 feet [311 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Monroe lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Monroe (for example, toward Elgin), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).
Monroe lies within the (931) area code.
Communities Also Named Monroe ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that 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, Ohio (5), Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania (4), South Dakota, 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 Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).
We also found Monroe on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Tennessee (1888).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Monroe.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 30 May 2023