The first road was made by a surveying-party in 1798. The first settler was Colonel
Steven Moulton, he settled in 1799 near the Corner of Monroe Ctr. Rd.
& Plymouth Ridge Rd.
Monroe was organized in 1818 and named Monroe in honor of
President James Monroe.
Monroe Township originally only came to Rt. 84 , the land North of it began as Salem Twp.,
later changed to Conneaut. On July 4, 1818 the settlers of Monroe annexed the 2 miles from Rt 84 to the present Conneaut
line. This makes Monroe the largest township in Ashtabula County being 7 miles in length and 5 miles in width.
On this website you will find:
Kelloggsville Cemetery Records
1870 Map & 2002 Map
Monroe Twp. Volunteer Fire Dept
Monroe Sirens Calendar of Events
Churches, Schools, Photos and More.
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More History on Monroe not found on this site can be found in
THE HISTORY OF ASHTABULA COUNTY, OHIO
by the Williams Brothers 1878
HISTORY OF ASHTABULA COUNTY, OHIO
by Ashtabula County Genealogical Society 1985