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Monroe is a town in northern Georgia, considered a suburb of the Atlanta metropolitan area.

It was founded in 1818 and officially made a town in 1821. During the 20th Century, it was one of the main centers of cotton production in Georgia.

Today, Monroe is known for its quaint downtown area and locally-owned shops and businesses.

People Born in Monroe

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Monroe in People's Lives

Jake Gyllenhaal: I traveled here in 2012 to film scenes of the movie Prisoners

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