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Monroe County Iowa


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Cities and Towns


Townships in Monroe County

Bluff Creek -- Cedar -- Franklin
Guilford -- Jackson -- Mantua -- Monroe
Pleasant -- Troy -- Union -- Urbana -- Wayne
Abandoned Towns, Villages And Post Offices

Monroe County Courthouse
10 Benton Ave. E.
Albia, IA 52531

Recorder's Office: (641) 932-5164
County Clerk (641) 932-5212

Albia Public Library
203 Benton Ave E Albia, IA 52531-2036

County Information
Created in 1843 from Wapello County, it was named for President James Monroe

The county seat is Albia

County Map



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29 Jan 2016:
Census Data: 1900 Census (Partial)

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Surrounding Counties
Marion County (northwest)
Mahaska County (northeast)
Wapello County (east)
Appanoose County (south)
Lucas County (west)


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