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WELCOME TO MONROE COUNTY, ILLINOIS

Road Restrictions – Old Town Valmeyer

Old 156 at West Road in Old Town Valmeyer will be restricted to one lane crossing the bridge for an indeterminate amount of time. The road will remain open under a two-way stop condition.  Please obey signage and use caution when traveling this area.

Questions may be directed to The Monroe County Highway Department at 939-8682 or highway@monroecountyil.gov.


Household Hazardous Waste Collection – May 22, 2021


County Clerk’s Election Information

Voter’s can visit the County Clerk’s website for information regarding the upcoming election. The address is https://www.MoCoClerk.com/.


Highway Department Relocation

Effective August 6, 2020 the Monroe County Highway Department has relocated to the County Annex Building, 901 Illinois Avenue, Suite B, Waterloo.


GIS MAPS AND APPS

GIS has created some new user friendly maps/apps.  Click link above to check them out.

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.

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