Monroe County. Formed April 1, 1836 out of Northampton and Pike counties. Named for President James Monroe. Site of Indian raids, 1755-82, and of a segment of Sullivan's March. Pocono Mountains famed as a resort area. County seat, Stroudsburg, was incorporated in 1815.
7th & Monroe Sts. (Mattioli Circle), at courthouse, Stroudsburg, PA
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