Monroe County, Iowa community links including the Cities of:  Albia, Eddyville, Louvilla, and Melrose.


Community Links in Monroe County, Iowa

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Our Communities

Iowa map highlighting Monroe County
Monroe County, Iowa

As of the census of 2000, there were 8,016 people, 3,228 households, and 2,211 families residing in the county.  Founded 1843, the county seat is Albia.  Total area is 434 square miles with 433 square miles of land and 1 square mile of water.

Cities in Monroe County
(bolded cities have links)
City Population
Albia 3,706
Eddyville 1,064
Lovilia 583
Melrose 130

Arts & Entertainment

Albia Brewing Company
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Albia's Historic Town Square
92 Buildings on National Register of Historic Places (1869-1910)
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Monroe County 4-H & FFA Fair
July 27-July 30, 2012

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Monroe County Historical Museum
Monroe County Historical Museum
Visit our wonderful museum filled with artifacts from 19th century homes, farms, and mines.
The MCHS Museum includes a coal mining exhibit.

Open Saturday and Sunday 1-4 p.m.
Special arrangements for tour buses
114 A Avenue East, Albia, Iowa 52531


Miami Park - shelterhouse

Parks & Recreation

Honey Creek Resort
12633 Resort Drive
Moravia, IA 52571
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Miami Park
1270 635th Avenue
Lovilia, IA 50150
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Indian Hills Inn and RV Park
100 Hwy 34 East
Albia, IA 52531
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Welcome Home Soldier
"A monument for all those who served"
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Public Libraries

Carnegie-Evans Public Library
203 Benton Avenue E.
Albia, IA 52531

Community Development

Albia Industrial Development Corporation
Bates Building
1 Benton Avenue West
Albia, IA  52531-1942

     Public Library - Albia, Iowa



Golf Courses

Albia Golf & Country Club
Country Club Lane
Albia, IA 52531
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County Recycling Program

South Central Iowa Solid Waste Agency
1736 Highway T-17
Tracy, IA  50256



   Schools, Colleges, Training

CLICK HERE for a list of schools in Monroe County


Albia Newspapers, Inc.
PO Box 338
109 Benton Avenue East
Albia, IA  52531

Lake Miami

Community Outreach Program

South Central Iowa Community Action Program
1403 NW Church Street
Leona, IA  50144
Hospitals & Clinics

Monroe County Hospital
6580 165th Street
Albia, IA 52531

Monroe County Historical Society Museum - Albia, Iowa

Playground - Albia, Iowa

Cabins at Miami Park

Lake Miami