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Monroe County
County Information

Monroe County, Michigan  was established in July, 1817.  Located at 106 East First Street Monroe, Michigan 48161.  You can reach us at 1-888-354-5500.

Monroe County, Michigan is Michigan's southeasternmost County, and is Michigan's only port on Lake Erie. It is situated directly between Detroit to the north and Toledo, Ohio to the south, with proximity to other cities like Ann Arbor, Michigan and Windsor, Ontario. Its estimated population in January 2009 was 153,817.

Monroe County is characterized by urban and industrial development along its eastern shoreline, and agriculture in its western sector. It has two coal-fired power plants, and one nuclear power plant. The lakeshore offers many fishing and boating opportunities, and harbors North America's only International Wildlife Refuge.

Monroe County has a rich historic legacy, having been the adopted home of General George Armstrong Custer, and the site of the Battle of the River Raisin, part of the War of 1812, which took place on January 23rd, 1813.

 Certification of Accountability and Transparency

In accordance with Public Act 200 of 2012, the certification of accountability and transparency, the County of Monroe is happy to provide to the residents a citizen’s guide and a performance dashboard.  Click on the links below to view the information:

Dashboard  https://www.accessmygov.com/DirectUrl/MunicipalDashboard/370
Financial Summary  https://www.accessmygov.com/DirectUrl/FinancialSummary/370
Performance Dashboard  https://www.accessmygov.com/DirectUrl/PerformanceDashboard/370
Debt Listing -- 2013 County of Monroe Debt Listing (pdf)


 Certification of Consolidation of Services

2014 Summary of Consolidation Services

Form 4887 - 2014 Consolidation Plan Certification

Consolidation of Services Plan


Certification of Unfunded Accrued Liability Plan

2014 Unfunded Accrued Liability Plan

Form 5074 2014 Unfunded Accrued Liability Plan Certification


Live Well Be Well 5K Fun Run and Walk - April 11, 2015
Registration Flyer (pdf)


Monroe made Talent Trubune's list of Top 10 cities for job growth when it comes to contruction.


Monroe County is home to a wealth of locations for you to run, walk, bike, hike or play.  The Monroe County Building Healthy Communities Coalition encourages you to use this map as a resource to help you increase your physical activity level.  Even as little as 30 minutes a day of physical activity can reduce the risk for diabetes, heart disease or stroke, help maintain weight and boost your mood.  Take charge of your health and get active today


Financial Assistance for Families of Military Personnel -A program is available to provide limited financial assistance to family members of a military service person. Help with a leaky roof, car repairs, children needs, etc., may be eligible to receive assistance. The program is called "Hearth & Home."
The contact person is Mr. Wayne Blank, and he may be reached at (734) 242-5895. He is located in the Salvation Army Building (the old Frenchtown Nursing Care Center). Hours are Tu/Wed from 11 am to 4 pm and on Thurs from 1 pm to 4 pm.


Internet Essentials - Comcast offers fast, affordable internet for low income households. For more information visit http://www.internetessentials.com


  • For the Agenda Packets for Monroe County Boards and Commissions please use the link below. 

    Monroe County Boards and Commissions 

  • Monroe County Retiree Health Care Board Meeting
    March 23, 2015
    Agenda (pdf)   

    Monroe County Emergency Medical Authority Meeting
    March 25, 2015
    Agenda (pdf)