Monroe Union County, North Carolina

Monroe: City in and county seat of Union County, North Carolina, United States

About

Monroe is a city located in the county of Union in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 32,797 and a population density of 509 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 35,668 inhabitants.

The city was created 179 years ago in 1842.

Monroe Quick Facts

Population : 35,668 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
County : Union County
Postal code : 28110–28112
Area : 64.49 km2
Altitude : 591 feet / 180 meters
Capital city : Monroe is capital of Union County
Establishment : January 01, 1843 (179 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 06:01:41 (29th January 2022)
Density : 553 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 8.05% (2010-2020)
Monroe locator map
Location of Monroe on North Carolina map.
Union County Courthouse  Monroe 'Union County  North Carolina' image
Union County Courthouse Monroe 'Union County North Carolina'
Union County Courthouse  Monroe 'Union County  North Carolina' image

Geography

Monroe is located at 34°59'8"N 80°32'58"W (34.9854300, -80.5495100).

Monroe map

Demographics

The population of Monroe increased by 8.05% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 32,797 - census
2011 33,288 1.48% estimation process
2012 33,591 0.9% estimation process
2013 33,820 0.68% estimation process
2014 34,192 1.09% estimation process
2015 34,423 0.67% estimation process
2016 34,779 1.02% estimation process
2017 35,225 1.27% estimation process
2018 35,415 0.54% estimation process
2019 35,540 0.35% estimation process
2020 35,668 0.36% estimation process

Monroe zip code is 28110. County name: Union, County fips: 37179

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Best Things to Do in Monroe

1 Treehouse Vineyards

Rating: 4.6 (478)

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2 Belk-Tonawanda Park

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3 Why Not An American Ark

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4 Union County Special Events Center

Rating: 5 (2)

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Union County Special Events Center

Where ot Eat in Monroe

1 Logan's Roadhouse

Rating: 4.2 (1699)

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Logan's Roadhouse

2 O'Charley’s Restaurant & Bar

Rating: 4.2 (1440)

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3 Golden Corral Buffet & Grill

Rating: 4 (1301)

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Golden Corral Buffet & Grill

4 Monterrey of Monroe

Rating: 4.4 (1289)

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Monterrey of Monroe

5 Cook Out

Rating: 4 (1203)

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Where to Stay in Monroe

1 Holiday Inn Express & Suites Monroe, an IHG Hotel

Rating: 4.5 (479)

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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Monroe, an IHG Hotel

2 Super 8 by Wyndham Monroe

Rating: 2.4 (326)

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Super 8 by Wyndham Monroe

3 Best Western Inn & Suites - Monroe

Rating: 4.3 (326)

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Best Western Inn & Suites - Monroe

4 Quality Inn & Suites

Rating: 3.7 (302)

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Quality Inn & Suites

5 Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Charlotte Monroe

Rating: 4.6 (52)

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Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Charlotte Monroe

Other Places in Monroe

1 Monroe City Hall

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People born in Monroe (43)

People born in Monroe, including politician Jesse Helms, judge John J. Parker, politician Thomas Walter Bickett, .

List

  • David Franklin Houston (American academic, businessman and politician (1866-1940)) he was born in 17/02/1866
  • Joel Hailey (American musician) he was born in 10/06/1971
  • Carlo Curley (American musician) he was born in 24/08/1952
  • Speedy Thompson (American racing driver) he was born in 03/04/1926
  • Pat Cohen (American musician) she was born in 29/04/1957
  • Adrian Autry (American basketball player and coach) he was born in 28/02/1972
  • Robert F. Williams (American civil rights activist) he was born in 26/02/1925
  • Andy Tomberlin (American baseball player) he was born in 07/11/1966
  • Baxter Price (former NASCAR driver) he was born in 29/11/1938
  • Calvin Richardson (American singer) he was born in 16/12/1976
  • Carroll McCray (American football coach) he was born in 04/02/1962
  • Dave Coble (American baseball player) he was born in 24/12/1912
  • Dave Lutz (American football player) he was born in 20/12/1959
  • Gil Coan (American baseball player) he was born in 18/05/1922
  • Grover Covington (Canadian football player) he was born in 25/03/1956
  • Hugh Howey (American fiction writer) he was born in 23/06/1975
  • Jerry Rushing (American bootlegger (1937-2017)) he was born in 01/09/1937
  • Jeff McNeely (American baseball player) he was born in 18/10/1969

Schools in Monroe

College & universities near Monroe, NC

Code Name City ZIP
199962 Wingate University Wingate (NC) 28174-0159
444778 Charlotte Christian College and Theological Seminary Charlotte (NC) 28227
197850 South Piedmont Community College Polkton (NC) 28135
459064 Empire Beauty School-Pineville Charlotte (NC) 28226
199412 Queens University of Charlotte Charlotte (NC) 28274-0001

Stations (11)

Amtrak & bus stations near Monroe, NC

Code Name Address Type
CLT Charlotte 1914 North Tryon St. RAIL
KAN Kannapolis 201 South Main St. RAIL
GAS Gastonia 350 Hancock Street RAIL
SAL Salisbury Depot and Liberty Sts. RAIL
HAM Hamlet West Main St. and North Bridges St. RAIL

Post offices near Monroe

Post Office Name City ZIP
Monr Post Office Monroe (NC) 28112
Monroe Annex Post Office Monroe (NC) 28110
Winga Post Office Wingate (NC) 28174
Mineral Spring Post Office Mineral Springs (NC) 28108
Indian Trail Post Office Indian Trail (NC) 28079

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Other cities in Union County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Union County , NC.

City Name Population Title
Indian Trail 41,040 City in North Carolina, United States of America
Waxhaw 17,987 Town in Union County, North Carolina, USA
Stallings 16,456 Town
Weddington 11,389 City in North Carolina, United States of America
Wesley Chapel 9,476 Village in the United States
Unionville 7,344 County seat of Union County, South Carolina
Marvin 6,920 Village in North Carolina
Wingate 4,724 City in Union County, North Carolina, United States of America
Lake Park 3,999 Village in Union County, North Carolina, United States
Fairview 3,684 Town in North Carolina, United States
Marshville 2,835 Town in Union County, North Carolina, United States
Hemby Bridge 1,846 City in Union County, North Carolina, United States of America
Mineral Springs 1,208 City in Arkansas, USA
Jaars 597 Township in Union County, North Carolina

Distance to Other Cities

Monroe distances to largest North Carolina cities