Place:Monroe, Florida, United States

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Monroe County is a county located in the state of Florida. The U.S. Census Bureau 2010 population for the county was 73,090.

Monroe County includes the islands of the Florida Keys. Its county seat is Key West. The Key West Micropolitan Statistical Area includes all of Monroe County.

Although 87% of the county's land area is on the mainland, that region is part of the Everglades and is virtually uninhabited. Over 99% of the county's population lives on the Florida Keys.

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History

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Monroe County was created in 1823. It was named for James Monroe, the fifth President of the United States, who served from 1817 to 1825.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1823 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1826 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1826 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1830 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1888 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1890 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1830 517
1840 688
1850 2,645
1860 2,913
1870 5,657
1880 10,940
1890 18,786
1900 18,006
1910 21,563
1920 19,550
1930 13,624
1940 14,078
1950 29,957
1960 47,921
1970 52,586
1980 63,188
1990 78,024

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External links

www.co.monroe.fl.us/


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