Monroe County

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 Monroe County

Founded:   January 29, 1813

Area: 455.54 sq mi

Named for: James Monroe (1758-1831), Secretary of State when the county was organized

County Seat: Woodsfield

Monroe County Profile (from      

Monroe County Official Site

Fun Fact: Swiss immigrants to the area played a major role in establishing Monroe County. According to its official government website, the county’s motto might be “Ohio’s Rising Star,” but many folks also refer to it as the “Switzerland of Ohio.”

Fun Fact’s can be found  in Alicia Adams and Lisa Wojina’s Bathroom Book of Ohio Trivia; Weird, Wacky, and Wild.

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