Monroe County, Indiana

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Monroe County
Monroe County courthouse in Bloomington, Indiana
Monroe County courthouse in Bloomington, Indiana
Map of Indiana highlighting Monroe County
Location within the U.S. state of Indiana
Map of the United States highlighting Indiana
Indiana's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 39°10′N 86°31′W / 39.16°N 86.52°W / 39.16; -86.52
Country United States
State Indiana
FoundedJanuary 14, 1818
Named forJames Monroe
Largest cityBloomington
 • Total411.32 sq mi (1,065.3 km2)
 • Land394.51 sq mi (1,021.8 km2)
 • Water16.81 sq mi (43.5 km2)  4.09%%
 • Estimate 
 • Density372.4/sq mi (143.8/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district9th
Indiana county number 53

Monroe County is a county in the U.S. state of Indiana. As of the 2010 census, 137,974 people lived there.[1] The county seat is Bloomington.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Monroe County QuickFacts". US Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 23 July 2011. Retrieved 25 September 2011.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 7 June 2011.