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The North Carolina state capital is Raleigh.

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28110, 28112

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The population of Monroe is approximately 29,987 (2005), 32797 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 9,621 (2000), 11120 (2010).

The amount of land area in Monroe is 63.6 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Monroe is 24.6 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.7 sq kilometers.
The distance from Monroe to Washington DC is 339 miles. The distance to the North Carolina state capital is 124 miles. (as the crow flies)
Monroe is positioned 34.98 degrees north of the equator and 80.54 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Monroe elevation is 595 feet above sea level.
Monroe median income is $40,000 (2005).

The Monroe median home price is $133,100 (2005).

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Monroe location: in south-central North Carolina about 24 miles from Charlotte. Other nearby communities include Unionville, Wingate, Lake Park, Wesley Chapel, Indian Trail, Mineral Springs, Hemby Bridge and Stallings.

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History & History Related Items

Monroe history:

This community was named for U.S. President James Monroe
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Monroe attractions:

Learn more about Monroe at this informative site.

The Monroe Channelcats
part of the Southern Collegiate Baseball League

Downtown Monroe

Hometown of Jesse Helms, the U.S. Senator who serve five terms in the Senate from 1973 to 2003. He was a very prominent member of the Senate and represented the Religious right wing of the Republican Party.

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Economy & Industry

Monroe economy: diverse and growing. See Monroe Economic Development for more information.
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