Monroe, North Carolina

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Monroe, North Carolina
Union County Courthouse and Confederate Monument in Monroe
Union County Courthouse and Confederate Monument in Monroe
Motto(s): 
"a heritage of progress"
Location of Monroe, North Carolina
Location of Monroe, North Carolina
Coordinates: 34°59′20″N 80°32′59″W / 34.98889°N 80.54972°W / 34.98889; -80.54972Coordinates: 34°59′20″N 80°32′59″W / 34.98889°N 80.54972°W / 34.98889; -80.54972
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Carolina
CountyUnion
Government
 • TypeCouncil–manager
 • MayorBobby Kilgore
 • Mayor Pro TemGary Anderson
Area
 • Total24.9 sq mi (64.4 km2)
 • Land24.6 sq mi (63.6 km2)
 • Water0.3 sq mi (0.7 km2)
Elevation
591 ft (180 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total32,797
 • Estimate 
(2018)[2]
35,311
 • Density1,300/sq mi (510/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
28110-28112
Area code(s)704
FIPS code37-43920[3]
GNIS feature ID0990144[4]
Websitewww.monroenc.org

Monroe is a city in and the county seat of Union County, North Carolina, United States.[5] The population increased from 26,228 in 2000 to 32,797 in 2010. It is within the rapidly growing Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC Metropolitan area.

References[change | change source]

  1. "City Council". Official Website for Monroe North Carolina. Retrieved 5 October 2019.
  2. "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Archived from the original on July 14, 2018. Retrieved June 5, 2019.
  3. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.