West Monroe
Geographical information

Monroe County




United States

Land area

1.3 sq. miles

Water area

0.04 sq. miles


600 ft (183 m)

Demographic information
Population (2000)


Population density

2,994.6/sq. mile

Government structure
Community type

Census-designated place


None, part of Monroe Charter Township

Other information
Time zone

Eastern (UTC-6)

ZIP Code(s)

48161, Monroe

Area code(s)


FIPS code


GNIS feature ID


West Monroe is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Monroe County, Michigan.[2] The community is a part of Monroe Charter Township on the south banks of the River Raisin.[2] The community borders Monroe proper and is located about three miles southwest of downtown.[2] The population was 3,893 during the 2000 census.[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, West Monroe has a total area of 1.3 square miles. The community uses ZIP code 48161[4]—assigned to Monroe[5]—and has the FIPS code 26-86050.[3]

Notes and referencesEdit

Monroe County
County seat: Monroe — Founded: 1817; Organized: 1817 — Population: 153,608 (2007 est.)
Luna Pier · Milan (partial) · Monroe · Petersburg
Carleton · Dundee · Estral Beach · Maybee · South Rockwood
Charter townships
Berlin · Frenchtown · Monroe
Civil townships
Ash · Bedford · Dundee · Erie · Exeter · Ida · La Salle · London · Milan · Raisinville · Summerfield · Whiteford
Census-designated places
Detroit Beach · Lambertville · South Monroe · Stony Point · Temperance · West Monroe · Woodland Beach
Other communities
Azalia · Cone · Diann · Erie · Ida · Lulu · Newport · Ottawa Lake · Samaria · Whiteford Center
Neighboring counties
Lenawee County (west), Washtenaw County (northwest), Wayne County (northeast);
Lucas County, Ohio (south)

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