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Welcome to Monroe ...

The city of Monroe is located in Green County<1> and is the County Seat for Green County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Monroe has a population of 10,565 people<3> (see below for details).

Monroe is 1,030 feet [314 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Monroe lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Monroe is located in the (608) area code.

Websites for Monroe ...

Official Website:   www.cityofmonroe.org/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.monroechamber.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Monroe had an population of 10,565 people. This is a decrease of 2.42% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.56% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Monroe had a population of 10,827 people (or 29.39% of the total population of Green County). This makes Monroe the county's most populous community.

The population of Monroe represents 0.19% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 84th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 10,827 people, the population of Monroe has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 10,843 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 Washington.

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.

  • Brodhead [Green County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brodhead have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brodhead
    • Brodhead [Green County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Monroe
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,247 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brodhead
  • Lena [Stephenson County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lena have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lena
    • Lena [Stephenson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Monroe
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,719 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lena
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lena<6>
  • Belleville [Dane County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belleville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belleville
    • Belleville [Dane County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Monroe
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,463 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belleville
  • New Glarus [Green County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Glarus have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Glarus
    • New Glarus [Green County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Monroe
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,151 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Glarus
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Exeter [Green County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Exeter have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Exeter
      • Exeter [Green County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Monroe
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,099 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Exeter
    • Decatur [Green County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Decatur have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Decatur
      • Decatur [Green County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Monroe
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,817 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Decatur
    • Orfordville [Rock County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orfordville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orfordville
      • Orfordville [Rock County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Monroe
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,498 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orfordville
    • Durand [Winnebago County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Durand
      • Durand [Winnebago County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Monroe
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,394 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Durand
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Durand<6>
    • New Glarus [Green County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Glarus have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Glarus
      • New Glarus [Green County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Monroe
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,385 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Glarus
    • Waupun [Fond du Lac County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waupun have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waupun
      • Waupun [Fond du Lac County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Monroe
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,355 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waupun

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 23 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.

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Wisconsin

About Green County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Monroe: www.cityofmonroe.org/

The official website for Green County: www.co.green.wi.us/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wisconsin's counties, including Green, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Monroe.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Monroe - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Monroe) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Monroe. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Monroe

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Monroe. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.5997, Longitude: -89.6440       In this case, the coordinates for Monroe have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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