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The population of Monmouth is approximately 9,151 (2006), 9444 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 3,986 (2000) , 3486 (2010).

The amount of land area in Monmouth is 9.718 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Monmouth is 4.03 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Monmouth to Washington DC is 760 miles. The distance to the Illinois state capital is 95 miles. (as the crow flies)
Monmouth is positioned 40.91 degrees north of the equator and 90.64 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Monmouth elevation is 770 feet above sea level.
Monmouth per capita income is $15,839 (2000).
Monmouth median income is $35,300 (2005).

The Monmouth median home price is $56,800 (2005).

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Monmouth location: in western Illinois about 60 miles from Davenport, Iowa and about 213 miles from Chicago. Other nearby communities include Kirkwood, Little York, Alexis, Roseville, Biggsville, Media, North Henderson and Seaton.

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Monmouth history:

The naming of Monmouth has an interesting story. The early settlers, mostly friends of founder John Talbot and his cousin, Allen Andrews, came here in 1928. When the new community needed a name, three choices were placed in a hat. The first one drawn was Kosciusko which all agreed was too hard to spell so it was rejected. Among the two remaining names, Isabella and Monmouth, Monmouth was chosen and thus the town was named.

Here is a good history links page for Monmouth.
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Monmouth attractions:

Prime Beef Festival
Held each year in September for over 49 years.

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