Monroe Center, Illinois

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Monroe Center
The Big M.C.
Village
Post office in Monroe Center.
Flag
Coat of arms
Nickname: Center of the Universe[citation needed]
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyOgle
TownshipMonroe
RiverKilbuck Creek
Elevation853 ft (260 m)
Coordinates42°05′54″N 89°00′02″W / 42.09833°N 89.00056°W / 42.09833; -89.00056
Highest point
 - locationhelltop
Area0.0 sq mi (0 km2)
 - land0.0 sq mi (0 km2)
 - water0.0 sq mi (0 km2)
Population471
 - urban550
 - metro1,200
Founded1800 something
Date2010
Village PresidentThe Honorable Steve Gronlund
Timezonecst
Postal code61052
Area code815
Location within Ogle County
Location within Illinois
Wikimedia Commons: Monroe Center, Illinois
Website: http://www.monroecenter.org/
 
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Coordinates: 42°05′54″N 89°00′02″W / 42.09833°N 89.00056°W / 42.09833; -89.00056
Monroe Center
The Big M.C.
Village
Post office in Monroe Center.
Flag
Coat of arms
Nickname: Center of the Universe[citation needed]
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyOgle
TownshipMonroe
RiverKilbuck Creek
Elevation853 ft (260 m)
Coordinates42°05′54″N 89°00′02″W / 42.09833°N 89.00056°W / 42.09833; -89.00056
Highest point
 - locationhelltop
Area0.0 sq mi (0 km2)
 - land0.0 sq mi (0 km2)
 - water0.0 sq mi (0 km2)
Population471
 - urban550
 - metro1,200
Founded1800 something
Date2010
Village PresidentThe Honorable Steve Gronlund
Timezonecst
Postal code61052
Area code815
Location within Ogle County
Location within Illinois
Wikimedia Commons: Monroe Center, Illinois
Website: http://www.monroecenter.org/

Monroe Center is a village in Ogle County, Illinois, is located southeast of Rockford in Monroe Township. It is located on the Iowa, Chicago and Eastern Railroad 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.

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Geography

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.

Demographics

Fire department for Monroe Center and Monroe Township

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