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Welcome to Monroe ...
The city of Monroe is located on Puget Sound.
The pronunciation of Monroe: muhn-ROH<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Monroe has a population of 19,794 people<3> (see below for details).
The community of Monroe was established in 1903.
Monroe is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Monroe lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
The ZIP code for Monroe: 98272<5>
Websites for Monroe ...
Official Website: www.ci.monroe.wa.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Monroe had an population of 19,794 people. This is an increase of 14.39% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 43.49% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Monroe had a population of 17,304 people. This makes Monroe the county's 10th most populous community.
The population of Monroe represents 0.26% of the total population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 59th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 17,304 people, the population of Monroe increased 25.44% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 13,795 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Monroe.
Communities Also Named Monroe ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have 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, Tennessee, Texas (2), Utah, Virginia (3) 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. Our list includes 11 papers. 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.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Monroe was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Monroe on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Monroe: www.ci.monroe.wa.us/
The official website for Snohomish County: www.co.snohomish.wa.us/
The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022