Lake Monroe (Florida)

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This topic is about the lake in Florida. For other lakes, see Lake Monroe (disambiguation).
Lake Monroe
Location Volusia / Seminole counties, Florida, United States
Coordinates 28°49′10″N 81°15′40″W / 28.81944°N 81.26111°W / 28.81944; -81.26111Coordinates: 28°49′10″N 81°15′40″W / 28.81944°N 81.26111°W / 28.81944; -81.26111
Primary outflows St. Johns River
Basin countries United States
Settlements Sanford, DeBary, Deltona

Lake Monroe is one of the lakes that make up the St. Johns River system. The port city of Sanford is situated along the southern shore, while DeBary and Deltona are located along the northern shore. Two major central Florida roadways that run near the lake are State Road 415 and Interstate 4. It forms the border of Seminole County and Volusia County It is the 8th largest lake in the Orlando metropolitan area, after Lake Jesup, 7 miles (11 km) to the south.

Roadways on the lake that suffered intense flooding due to 2008's Tropical Storm Fay.

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