Place:Monroe, Ohio, United States

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NameMonroe
Alt namesMonroesource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates39.733°N 81.067°W
Located inOhio, United States     (1813 - )
See alsoWashington, Ohio, United StatesParent county
Belmont, Ohio, United StatesParent county
Guernsey, Ohio, United StatesParent county
Noble, Ohio, United StatesChild county (1851)

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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.

History

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.

Boundaries

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.

Population

Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year 1820 1830 1840 1850 1860 1870 1880 1890 1900 1910 1920 1930 1940 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990
Population 4,6458,76818,52128,35125,74125,77926,49625,17527,03124,24420,66018,42618,64115,36215,26815,73917,38215,497

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Date Event Source
1813 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1818 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1820 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1836 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1840 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1860 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1866 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1867 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

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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.

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