Place:Monroe, Orange, New York, United States

Alt namesSmith's Clove
Smith's Kloof
Coordinates41.324°N 74.188°W
Located inOrange, New York, United States

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Monroe is a village in Orange County, New York, United States. The population was 8,364 at the 2010 census. It is part of the PoughkeepsieNewburghMiddletown, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area as well as the larger New YorkNewarkBridgeport, NY-NJ-CT-PA Combined Statistical Area. The community is named not after President James Monroe but an early 19th-century New York state senator.

The Village of Monroe is in the northwest part of the Town of Monroe by NY Route 17 (soon to be Interstate 86) and US 6. NY 17M is its main street.

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  • Outstanding guide to Monroe family history and genealogy resources (FamilySearch Research Wiki). Birth, marriage, and death records, town histories, cemeteries, churches, newspapers, libraries, and genealogical societies.

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