WELCOME TO MONROE COUNTY, ILLINOIS
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Welcome to Monroe County, Illinois
The lush rolling hills and fertile farmland in Monroe County make it a wonderful location to raise a family. With a population of just under 34,000, it boasts numerous picturesque communities including the larger towns of Columbia, Waterloo (county seat), Valmeyer, Hecker, as well as other smaller quaint villages such as Maeystown and Fults.
Founded in 1816 and named for James Monroe, Monroe County is located in Southwest Illinois and is bordered on the west by the Mississippi river. Geographically the county is located just 11 miles to the south east of St. Louis Missouri.
Featured Upcoming Events Shown Below
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County Board MeetingApril 3 @ 8:15 am
708 Mental Health BoardApril 5 @ 9:00 am
Board of AppealsApril 5 @ 7:30 pm
Planning CommissionApril 6 @ 7:30 pm
COURTHOUSE CLOSED in Observance of Good FridayApril 7