Monroe County Albia, ia by Emilio palomares, period 5

Monroe County is a county located in the south central part of Iowa. The town seat of Monroe county is Albia Iowa. Lake Miami is the most visited place in Monroe county. Lake Miami offers picnic areas, fishing, hunting, hiking, and outdoor recreations, as well as cabin rentals. Four major towns in Monroe County are Albia, Lovilla, Melrose, and Hitemen .In the early 20th century, it was a center of bituminous coal mining and in 1910 had a population of more than 25,000. As mining declined, people moved elsewhere for work. The county was named for James Monroe, fifth President of the United States.

Lucas is the other county i chose that touches one of my county. The ordinates of the counties touching are 41.0041° N, 92.8577° W.
Population: 8,012

In conclusion Monroe county is a great place to live from personal experience. It is also a great place for individuals who are looking to vacation or even just visit. Monroe county offers a variety of things to do from going to the Monroe County Historical Society Museum to visiting Lake Miami. The coolest township name in Monroe county is Albia, IA because i live here. overall Monroe County is a community rich in history and pride.

Works Cited

  • "Monroe County, Iowa." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 15 Mar. 2017. Web. 17 Mar. 2017.
  • "Monroe County, Iowa." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 15 Mar. 2017. Web. 17 Mar. 2017.
  • "Monroe County, Iowa (IA)." Monroe County, Iowa Detailed Profile - Houses, Real Estate, Cost of Living, Wages, Work, Agriculture, Ancestries, and More. Web. 17 Mar. 2017.
  • Webadmin. "Welcome to Monroe County Iowa! Click on One of the Links below to Learn More about Our County." Welcome to Monroe County, Iowa! Web. 17 Mar. 2017.

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