Monroe, Tippecanoe County, Indiana

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Monroe
Unincorporated community
Tippecanoe County's location in Indiana
Tippecanoe County's location in Indiana
Monroe is located in Tippecanoe County, Indiana
Monroe
Monroe
Location in Tippecanoe County
Coordinates: 40°17′11″N 086°44′07″W / 40.28639°N 86.73528°W / 40.28639; -86.73528Coordinates: 40°17′11″N 086°44′07″W / 40.28639°N 86.73528°W / 40.28639; -86.73528
Country United States
State Indiana
County Tippecanoe
Township Lauramie
Elevation[1] 787 ft (240 m)
ZIP code 47905
GNIS feature ID 439339

Monroe is a small unincorporated community in Lauramie Township, Tippecanoe County, Indiana.[2]

The community is part of the Lafayette, Indiana Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

An old variant name of the community was called Huntersville.[3]

A post office was established under the name Huntersville in 1836, was renamed Monroe in 1840, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1853.[4]

Geography[edit]

Monroe is located at 40°17'14" North, 86°44'07" West (40.287222, -86.735278)[5] in Lauramie Township and has an elevation of approximately 785 feet.

References[edit]

Monroe in 1878.