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Monroe is a city in Walton County, in the Atlanta metro area.
It is the county seat.
The latitude of Monroe is 33.794N. The longitude is -83.713W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 909 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 11,892.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Monroe demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Walton County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Atlanta area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 30656 ZIP code.
4% of Monroe residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Monroe ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Monroe was $14,823, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Monroe residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Monroe include East Church Street Historic District, East Marable Street Historic District, McDaniel Street Historic District, Monland Place Historic District, Monroe and Walton Mills Historic District, Monroe Commercial Historic District, North Broad Street Historic District, South Broad Street Historic District, South Madison Avenue-Pannell Road Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Monroe, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $376. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $867.
Libraries in Monroe include Monroe-Walton County Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Monroe include Walton Tribune
TV stations in Monroe include WHSG.
Walton County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Monroe political report.
The average commute time for Monroe workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Monroe between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 4.4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly higher than the national norm.
Hotels in Monroe include Country Hearth Inn.
Monroe, GAPros: It is a small hometown place...
Cons: It is growing really fast and I am afraid that we are going to lose that small community mentality.
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