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Monroe County, Alabama

Monroe County Alabama
US county information
NameMonroe County
Largest cityMonroeville
US Area
Total Area1034.53 sq mi (2679.4 km2)
Land Area1025.85 sq mi (2657 km2)
Water Area8.67 sq mi (22.5 km2)
Population23068 (2010)
Density8.6/km2 (22.3/sq mi)
FoundedJune 29, 1815 (Prior to Statehood)

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Monroe County is a county of the U.S. state of Alabama. Its name is in honor of James Monroe, fifth President of the United States. As of 2010, the population was 23,068. Its county seat is Monroeville. It is a dry county, in which the sale of alcoholic beverages is restricted or prohibited.

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