Monroe Center, Illinois

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Monroe Center
Village
Post office in Monroe Center
Post office in Monroe Center
Monroe Center is located in Ogle County, Illinois
Monroe Center
Monroe Center
Monroe Center is located in Illinois
Monroe Center
Monroe Center
Location within Ogle County
Coordinates: 42°05′54″N 89°00′02″W / 42.09833°N 89.00056°W / 42.09833; -89.00056Coordinates: 42°05′54″N 89°00′02″W / 42.09833°N 89.00056°W / 42.09833; -89.00056
Country United States
State Illinois
County Ogle
Township Monroe
Government
Area
 • Village 1.21 sq mi (3.1 km2)
 • Land 1.21 sq mi (3.1 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 853 ft (260 m)
Population
 • Village 471
 • Density 390/sq mi (150/km2)
 • Urban 550
 • Metro 1,200
Time zone cst
Postal code 61052
Area code(s) 815
Website www.monroecenter.org

Monroe Center is a village in Ogle County, Illinois, United States, southeast of Rockford in Monroe Township. It is located on the Canadian Pacific Railway 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. The contreversial Great Lakes Basin Railroad is planned to run through Monroe Center.

Geography[edit]

Fire department for Monroe Center and Monroe Township

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, Monroe Center has a total area of 1.21 square miles (3.13 km2), all land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
2010 471
Est. 2015 455 [2] −3.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

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