Monroe is located in the Walton County, in the State of Georgia. As a county seat, Monroe has a population of approximately 13,380 inhabitants. The motto of the city of Monroe is "Do Right". There are numerous attractions for tourists to experience in a vacation in Monroe.
Top Attractions within Monroe
The Monroe Community Center is the perfect location for a very wide selection of entertainment, business and private events and affairs. There are three different rooms which people can rent out here for various uses, depending on the size of the event and the number of guests. You can opt for a small public room (40-60 guests), a large public room (80-120 guests) or an auditorium (over 200 guests). Educational programs, clubs, business meetings and weddings are the most frequent happenings at the Community Center.
The Historic Downtown Wellness Walk can be taken on the streets of Monroe to admire a series of historic landmark buildings and some of the best venues in the city. Taking the guided version of this tour will also provide you with information and stories related to the buildings, the people that built or lived in them and to major events in the past of the community. Some of the most interesting and fascinating buildings you will see here are: the Walton County Historic Courthouse, the McDaniel Tichenor House and the Davis-Edwards House.
The Monroe Art Guild is the perfect place for art passionates to admire great collections of paintings, drawings, photographies and other art representations in the city. The collections mostly revolve on the works of local artists, who have the possibility to showcase their talents and even sell some pieces only at the Art Guild. Workshops and educational programs are available to those interested and are conducted by the best artists in the local Art Guild.
The First Friday Concert Series is a musical event that takes place every month during the summer in Monroe. Each Friday, another artist or band is invited to perform live for the general public. This is a great means of entertainment for residents and visitors as well.