Monroe County

County in West Virginia, United States
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January 14, 1799
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Monroe County, West Virginia
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latitude37.56
longitude-80.54
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2011201220132014201513.50k13.52k13.54k
13,483
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July 1, 2013
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13,506
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13,496
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July 1, 2012
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13,542
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July 1, 2011
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13,497
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July 1, 2010
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13,502
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April 1, 2010
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1,227 square kilometre
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Monroe County, West Virginia
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Monroe County is a county in the U.S. state of West Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 13,502. Its county seat is Union. Monroe County was the home of Andrew Summers Rowan of Spanish–American War fame, who is immortalized in Elbert Hubbard's classic A Message to Garcia. The county was also the site of the 1928 discovery of the 34.48 carat (6.896 g) Jones Diamond by Grover C. Jones and William "Punch" Jones. Monroe County celebrates its own holiday, Farmers' Day, and is known for its close community.
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