Place:Monroe, Indiana, United States

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Monroe County is a county located in the U.S. state of Indiana, and determined by the U.S. Census Bureau to include the mean center of U.S. population in 1910. The population was 137,974 at the 2010 census. The county seat is Bloomington.

Monroe County is part of the Bloomington, Indiana, Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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History

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Monroe County was formed in 1818 from portions of Orange County. It was named for James Monroe, fifth President of the United States, who was serving at the time the county was organized.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1817 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1818 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1818 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1818 Probate 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
1840 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1854 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1882 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1820 2,679
1830 6,577
1840 10,143
1850 11,286
1860 12,847
1870 14,168
1880 15,875
1890 17,673
1900 20,873
1910 23,426
1920 24,519
1930 35,974
1940 36,534
1950 50,080
1960 59,225
1970 84,849
1980 98,785
1990 108,978

Research Tips

Check out the Monroe County Public Library

Resources

www.rootsweb.com/~inmonroe/monroegw.html

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