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Walton County,


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City of Governors

The Georgia state capital is Atlanta.

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30655, 30656

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Monroe is approximately 11,903 (2004), 13234 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 3,933 (1990), 4886 (2010).

The amount of land area in Monroe is 24.552 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Monroe is 10.47 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.168 sq kilometers.
The distance from Monroe to Washington DC is 526 miles. The distance to the Georgia state capital is 42 miles. (as the crow flies)
Monroe is positioned 33.79 degrees north of the equator and 83.71 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Monroe elevation is 910 feet above sea level.
Monroe median income is $27,500 (2000).

The Monroe median home price is $82,900 (2000).

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Monroe location: about 48 miles from Atlanta. Other nearby communities include Between, Good Hope, Jersey, Social Circle, Bethlehem, Walnut Grove, Loganville, Rutledge, Bostwick and Winder.

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Climate & Weather

The average winter temperature is 41.1 degrees F.
The average spring temperature is 59.7 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 78.7 degrees F.
The average fall temperature is 61.1 degrees F.

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History & History Related Items

Monroe history:

Monroe became the county seat in 1821. First named Spring Place, it was later renamed for the fifth US President, James Monroe. It's nickname, City of Governors, was coined because four Georgia Governors came from Monroe.
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Monroe attractions:

Davis Edwards House
An 1845 Greek Revival house with a brick kitchen

McDaniel-Tichenor House
Home of former Georgia governor, Henry D. McDaniel (1883-1886). It is listed on the National Registry. Tours may be taken by appointment only

The Crepe Myrtle Festival is held in Monroe every September and is the largest festival in the county each year. Also held is the Monroe Criterium with all types of races held during the day.

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