Monroe Center, Illinois

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Coordinates: 42°05′54″N 89°00′02″W / 42.09833°N 89.00056°W / 42.09833; -89.00056
Monroe Center
Village
Monroe Center, IL Post Office 01.JPG
Post office in Monroe Center
Nickname: Manure Center
Country United States
State Illinois
County Ogle
Township Monroe
River Kilbuck Creek
Elevation 853 ft (260 m)
Coordinates 42°05′54″N 89°00′02″W / 42.09833°N 89.00056°W / 42.09833; -89.00056
Highest point
 - location Hilltop
Area 1.21 sq mi (3 km2)
 - land 1.21 sq mi (3 km2)
 - water 0.00 sq mi (0 km2)
Population 471
 - urban 550
 - metro 1,200
Founded 1800 something
Village President Steve Gronlund
Timezone cst
Postal code 61052
Area code 815
Location within Ogle County
Location within Illinois
Wikimedia Commons: Monroe Center, Illinois
Website: http://www.monroecenter.org/

Monroe Center is a village in Ogle County, Illinois, is located southeast of Rockford in Monroe Township. It is located on the Iowa, Chicago and Eastern Railroad and on Illinois Route 72, about .6 mile east of Exit 111 from Interstate 39. The village had a population of 471 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Monroe Center is on a hill and has many fields surrounding it. The Kilbuck Creek along with the retainment ponds and the lakes off 39 are the only bodies of water in the area. According to the 2010 census, the village has a total area of 1.21 square miles (3.1 km2), all land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Fire department for Monroe Center and Monroe Township

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2010 Census U.S. Gazetteer Files for Places – Illinois". United States Census. Retrieved 2012-10-13. 

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