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Overview

Introduction to Monroeville, Alabama

Monroeville, Alabama, in Monroe county, is 71 miles NE of Mobile, Alabama (center to center) and 196 miles NE of New Orleans, Louisiana.

Monroeville History

Monroeville is known as the Literary Capital of Alabama. It is the county seat and the community was named after Monroe County. The Monroe county was named after James Monroe, the 5th President of the United States.

Monroeville and nearby Attractions

  • Old Monroe County Courthouse and Heritage Museum
  • Claude D. Kelley State Park
  • Southside Baptist Church
  • Fort Hamilton
  • Monroe Square Shopping Center
  • Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum

Things To Do In Monroeville

Monroeville has several attractions for visitors, like the Old Courthouse Museum which features rotating exhibits that pertain to Monroe County and Alabama history. It has excellent opportunities for golf and tennis at Vanity Fair Golf and Tennis Club. There are amusement parks like Claude D. Kelley State Park which is spread over a area of 960 acres and offers facilities like fishing, swimming, camping, hiking, playground, and picnic areas.

Monroeville Transportation

Air transportation is available from Pensacola Regional Airport.

Monroeville Higher Education

Higher education can be availed from Alabama Southern Community College, James H Faulkner State Community College, and The University of West Florida.

Demographics

People

Total Population6,203
Male Share of the Population43.8%
Female Share of the Population56.2%
Senior Citizens19.1%
Employed Population 16+1,712
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married36.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher13.5%
Median Earnings25+$33,423
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$16,642
Median Earnings With High School Degree$28,672

Wealth

Median Family Income$41,492
% Above Poverty Level62.3%
% Below Poverty Level37.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home0.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.3%
% Using Public Transportation0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone33.2%
Median Gross Rent$497
Median House Value$105,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)64.4%
English5.4%
Irish3.6%
German2%
Scottish0.8%
French Except Basque0.7%
African0.5%
Italian0.4%
Welsh0.2%
Romanian0.2%
Dutch0.2%
Norwegian0.1%
Czech0.1%
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Monroeville Almanac

CategoryValue
County Monroe County
Standard Zip Codes36460
P.O. Box Zip Codes36461
Company Zip Codes36462
Phone Area Codes251
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude31.51
Approximate Longitude-87.32

Monroeville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationFRISCO CITY 3 SSW
Distance11.4 miles
Jan Temp36 to 58 F
Apr Temp52 to 76 F
Jul Temp70 to 91 F
Oct Temp53 to 78 F
Annual Precip60.7 inches
StationWHATLEY
Distance24.6 miles
Jan Temp35 to 60 F
Apr Temp49 to 78 F
Jul Temp69 to 92 F
Oct Temp51 to 80 F
Annual Precip63.5 inches
StationATMORE STATE NURSERY
Distance25.8 miles
Jan Temp37 to 59 F
Apr Temp52 to 77 F
Jul Temp70 to 91 F
Oct Temp55 to 79 F
Annual Precip64.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Beatrice278$32,750
Excel985$53,393
Franklin198$64,375
Repton192$26,250
Vredenburgh190$18,750

Monroeville Public Libraries

Monroe County Public Library
121 PINEVILLE ROAD
Monroeville, Alabama
(251) 743-3818

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Monroeville Hospitals

Monroe County Hospital
(Government - District/authority)
2016 South Alabama Avenue
(251) 575-3111

Monroeville Public Schools

C P Carmichael Alt Sch
1323 Veterans Drive
ZIP: 36460
Other
Monroe Co Career/tech Ctr
230 Tiger Dr
ZIP: 36460
High
Monroe Co High Sch
212 Tiger Dr
ZIP: 36460
High
Total Enrollment 509
Monroeville Elem Sch
297 S Mount Pleasant Ave
ZIP: 36460
Primary
Total Enrollment 612
Monroeville Jr High Sch
201 York St
ZIP: 36460
Monroeville Middle Sch
201 York Street
ZIP: 36460
Middle
Total Enrollment 449

Monroeville Private Schools

Monroe Academy
4096 S Alabama Ave
ZIP: 36460
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 441
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