Monroe County, Tennessee

Monroe County: County in Tennessee, United States

About

Monroe County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of the 2010 census, the population was 44,519 and a population density of 26 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 47,177 inhabitants. Its county seat is Madisonville. The county was created 204 years ago in 1819.

Monroe County locator map
Location of Monroe County on Tennessee map.

Quick Facts about Monroe County

Population : 47,177 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Tennessee (United States)
Different from : Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County
Area : 1690 km2
Water as percent of area : 2.6%
Land as percent of area : 97.4%
Named for : James Monroe
Capital : Madisonville
Establishment : November 11, 1819
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 04:59:11 (15th April 2024)
Density : 28 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 5.63% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Monroe County is located at 35°26'34"N 84°15'10"W (35.4426500, -84.2527900). It has 6 neighbors: Cherokee County, Graham County, Blount County, Loudon County, McMinn County and Polk County.

Monroe County map

The largest city of Monroe County is Madisonville with a population of 5,024. Other cities include, Vonore population 1,580 and Tellico Plains population 909. See all Monroe County cities & populated places.

Monroe County Populated Places

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Monroe County.

City Name Population Title
Madisonville 5,024 Human settlement in Monroe County, Tennessee, United States of America
Vonore 1,580 City in Monroe County, Tennessee, United States of America
Tellico Plains 909 Human settlement in Monroe County, Tennessee, United States of America

Monroe County has 6 neighbours.

  • Madisonville

Demographics

The population of Monroe County increased by 5.63% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 44,519 - census
2011 44,903 0.86% estimation process
2012 45,095 0.43% estimation process
2013 45,228 0.29% estimation process
2014 45,391 0.36% estimation process
2015 45,625 0.51% estimation process
2016 45,848 0.49% estimation process
2017 46,035 0.41% estimation process
2018 46,269 0.51% estimation process
2019 46,545 0.59% estimation process
2020 47,177 1.34% estimation process

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People born in Monroe County (6)

People born in Monroe County, including politician Samuel Axley Smith, businessman Charles McClung McGhee, Confederate general John C. Vaughn, .

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