Monroe, Tippecanoe County, Indiana facts for kids

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Monroe
Unincorporated community
Tippecanoe County's location in Indiana
Tippecanoe County's location in Indiana
Country United States
State Indiana
County Tippecanoe
Township Lauramie
Elevation 787 ft (240 m)
ZIP code 47905
GNIS feature ID 439339

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

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

History

An old variant name of the community was called Huntersville.

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.

Geography

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

Monroe, Indiana 1878
Monroe in 1878.

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