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  Monroe - History
Parents > United States > Michigan > Counties > Monroe  
Established July 14, 1817
Disbanded Still Active
Last ModifiedRP April 07, 2020 09:57pm


January 26, 1837 -

MONROE lost to Ohio when state of Michigan was created from Michigan Territory. Boundary dispute with Ohio settled in favor of Ohio. (U.S. Stat., vol. 5, ch. 99 [1836], secs. 1-2/p. 49 and ch. 6 [1837]/p. 144; Van Zandt, 127)

September 10, 1822 - January 26, 1837

MONROE lost to WAYNE, and lost to creation of LENAWEE and WASHTENAW. (Terr. Papers U.S., 11:308-313)

July 14, 1817 - September 10, 1822

MONROE created by Michigan Territory from WAYNE; included part of the disputed strip west of Lake Erie that also was claimed by Ohio but controlled by Michigan (District boundaries remained unchanged). (Terr. Papers U.S., 10:729)

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