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Tippecanoe County's location in Indiana
Tippecanoe County's location in Indiana
Monroe is located in Tippecanoe County, Indiana
Location in Tippecanoe County, Indiana
Country United States
State Indiana
County Tippecanoe
Township Lauramie
787 ft (240 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 765
GNIS feature ID 439339

Monroe is a small unincorporated community in Lauramie Township, Tippecanoe County, in the U.S. state of Indiana. The community is part of the Lafayette, Indiana Metropolitan Statistical Area.


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.


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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