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Monroe City
Monroe County, Missouri


"Queen of the Prairie"
"Gateway to Cannon Dam"

Page Contents for Monroe City, Missouri

Statistics & Facts


History & History-related items

City Attractions

Chamber of Commerce.

Community events.

Statistics & Facts

The Missouri state capital is Jefferson City.
The population of Monroe City is approximately 2,701 (1990), 2531 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,138 (1990), 1036 (2010).
The amount of land area in Monroe City is 8.013 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Monroe City is 3.09 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.106 sq kilometers.
The distance from Monroe City to Washington DC is 836 miles.
The distance to the Missouri state capital is 79 miles. (as the crow flies)
Monroe City is positioned 39.65 degrees north of the equator and 91.73 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Monroe City elevation is 749 feet above sea level.


hour and a half north of St. Louis in northeast Missouri near Mark Twain Lake. Here is a map page for Monroe.
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moderate. Here is a weather page for Monroe City.
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History & History Related Items

Historical and genealogical information about Monroe City The county was settled starting in the late 1700's. Many people were farmers who came from Kentucky in the 1810-1850 time frame. Many immigrants also populated the area. A famous person from this county is Samuel L. Clemens (better known as Mark Twain). See Florida, Missouri for links to sites about this famous man.
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Mark Twain Lake Opened in 1983, this 18,600 acre reservoir lake is located near Monroe City. It has 285 miles of shoreline and supports much outdoor recreation of all types. The lake was built around the village of Florida, the birthplace of Samuel Clemens, later known as Mark Twain.
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Monroe City Chamber

Monroe City Chamber of Commerce
314 South Main
Monroe City, MO 63456
Phone: 1-573-735-4391

Monroe City Community Events

Annual events in the area are the American Celebration on Armed Forces Day in May, The Mark Twain Lake Rodeo which is held during the 4th of July weekend; and Missouri Mule Days, which is held the first Saturday in October

Monroe City Organizations

Monroe City Chamber of Commerce
314 South Main
Monroe City, MO 63456
Phone: 1-573-735-4391

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