County of Monroe
Monroe is a county situated in the eastern part of the state of Ohio, United States of America. The county seat is Woodsfield. The Ohio River runs along the eastern boundary of Monroe and defines the boundary between Ohio and West Virginia. The county is bounded on the north by Belmont County; on the east by the state of West Virginia and its counties of Marshall, Wetzel, and Tyler; on the south by Washington County; and on the west by Noble County.
Monroe was erected by an act of the legislature passed 29 January 1813, and organized in accordance with the provisions of another act passed 13 February 1815.
By act of the legislature on 24 December 1819, townships 6 and 7 of range 8 were taken from Morgan County after it was erected in 1817 and organized 1 March 1819.
Monroe County is a county located in the U.S. state of Ohio. As of the 2010 census, the population was 14,642, making it the second-least populous county in Ohio. Its county seat is Woodsfield. The county was created in 1813 and later organized in 1815.