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Monroe
Monroe County, Michigan

ZipCodes
48161




Page Contents for Monroe, Michigan

Statistics & Facts

Location

City Attractions

Government

Historical Events

Chamber of Commerce.



Statistics & Facts

The Michigan state capital is Lansing.
The population of Monroe is approximately 22,902 (1990), 20733 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 8,840 (1990), 8238 (2010).
The amount of land area in Monroe is 23.293 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Monroe is 10.46 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 2.639 sq kilometers.
The distance from Monroe to Washington DC is 406 miles.
The distance to the Michigan state capital is 82 miles. (as the crow flies)
Monroe is positioned 41.91 degrees north of the equator and 83.38 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Location

in southeastern Michigan near the shore of Lake Erie. Monroe is just five minutes north of Toledo, Ohio and only 30 minutes from Detroit.
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Attractions

These are some of the attractions in the area:
Monroe County Historical Museum, Sterling State Park, River Raisin Centre for the Arts, River Raisin Battlefield Visitor's Center, River walk, Monroe Multi-Sports Complex and over 100 marked historical sites
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Monroe City Government

Monroe City Hall
120 East 1st Street
Monroe, MI 48161
Phone: (734) 243-0700

Monroe is governed by six City Council members and a City Manager.




COUNTY GOVERNMENT


Monroe County Clerk
106 East 1st Street
Monroe, MI 48161
Phone: (734) 243-7081
fax: (734) 243-7107

Monroe is the county seat for Monroe County

Monroe Historical Events

1870 My paternal great grandfather, Louis Hagerman, was born in Minnesota in the 1830's, his wife Catherine Larabel was born in Michigan. Their first daughter was born in Hanover, Minnesota in 1861. That is according to the Monroe county, Michigan 1870 census. They had three sons born in Newport, Michigan, in 1864, 1866 and 1868. My paternal grandfather was born in 1868, according to the 1870 census in Monroe county, Michigan.
My paternal grandfather was elected sheriff of Monroe county, about 100 years ago (about 1903). My father was born in 1913. I was born in 1952.
Submitted by LeRoy Hagerman

Monroe Chamber

Monroe County Chamber of Commerce
106 West Front Street
Monroe, MI 48161
Phone: (734) 242-3366
Fax: (734) 242-7253
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Monroe Organizations

Monroe County Chamber of Commerce
106 West Front Street
Monroe, MI 48161
Phone: (734) 242-3366
Fax: (734) 242-7253
Email

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