to Monroe City, Missouri, a quaint small town that is located at the junction of U.S. Highways 24 & 36. It is just 17 miles west of Hannibal which is the boyhood home of Mark Twain. Our area represents the best of the American Midwest. A variety of shops, several parks, three City lakes, a golf course and swimming pool are just a few of the amenities our small town has to offer. Monroe City also has a very active business, industrial and transportation network as well as excellent schools and churches.
Just a few miles south of town is the Mark Twain Lake that offers 18,000 acres of water and 285 miles of shoreline for boating, fishing, picnics, and other recreational activities. The drive to the lake offers visitors and residents a beautiful country scene complete with farmland and country homes.

Whether you are visiting, passing through or planning to become part of the community, our “Welcome” signs convey to all that we enjoy the opportunity to share our town and our very positive “can-do” spirit.

Sorry, your browser doesn't support Java(tm). Monroe City is considered a regional employment center that draws from a skilled work force within a 50-mile radius and has a very conducive environment for manufacturing businesses whether established or just beginning. Continental Castings primarily manufactures zinc and aluminum die castings and assemblies for the automotive and electronics industries.  AccuTherm is located in the Monroe City Industrial Park. It employs 120 and manufacturers tubular heating elements used in products from small appliances to submarines.  Lakeside Casting Solutions, manufactures small zinc parts for the auto and telecommunications industries.

Moving here or just have a general question?  Contact City Hall at (573) 735-4585, option 1 or click on the links below for helpful information..

Monroe City has an ISO rating of 4.

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Population: 2,531
Land Area: 3.1 sq. miles
Coldest Month: January
Hottest Month: July
Median Temperature: 54 degrees
Average Annual Rainfall: 12 inches
Average Winter Temperature: 32.7 degrees
Government: Mayor, two councilmen from each of three wards, appointed fire chief, appointed director of administrator, appointed director of public works, appointed city attorney, elected City Marshall
Airport: 720 feet above sea level

Distances to major metropolitan areas:
State capital-Jefferson City-79 miles
St. Louis-135 miles
Kansas City-180 miles
Atlanta-700 miles
Cleveland-722 miles
Denver-745 miles
Memphis-440 miles
New York-1,060 miles
Chicago-320 miles
Dallas-650 miles
Detroit-556 miles
Los Angeles-1,810 miles
New Orleans-833 miles
Washington, D.C.-836 miles


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