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WELCOME TO MONROE COUNTY, ILLINOIS

Monroe/Randolph County Enterprise Zone 2024

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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


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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.

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