Monroe County Public Opinion Survey
Thank you for giving us your input for guidance in developing the County’s updated Comprehensive Land Use and Transportation Plan. Please take the survey here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/JLVGMBY
The bridge on Old Route 156 on the west end of Valmeyer will be restricted to one (1) lane of traffic, maximum width 11′-6″, beginning Wednesday, July 5th. Traffic signals will be installed to guide motorists. This will be in place for approximately 2 months for bridge replacement.
Questions can be directed to the Highway Department at 618-939-8682 or email@example.com.
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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.