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About Monroeville, Indiana

Founded in 1851, we are a community of around 1,200 residents within town limits and many more county residents calling Monroeville home. With pride and confidence to the Northeast Indiana Region, we endeavor to progress while respecting our heritage.

We welcome you to our community to share a meal, an ice cream cone, a laugh or story about how our town history has impacted the county and region. Welcome home!

Living In Monroeville




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Parkview Health

Closest Hospital:

Parkview Regional Medical Center

11109 Parkview Plaza Dr

​Fort Wayne, IN 46845

Lutheran Health Network

Closest Hospital:

Dupont Hospital

2520 E. Dupont Road
Fort Wayne, IN 46825

Adams Health Network
Closest Hospital:

Adams Memorial Hospital

1100 Mercer Avenue

Decatur, IN 46733

Working in Monroeville

Monroeville is proudly part of the NewAllen Alliance,

whose mission is...


"to create a unified voice for the communities in East Allen County to foster a coordinated effort in community and economic development, resulting in new investment, job creation, and improved quality of life."

In 2018, New Allen Alliance was chosen as one, of two Indiana Stellar Communities 

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Learning in Monroeville

Monroeville is proudly part of East Allen County School Corporation

Indiana School Choice

(Indiana Department of Education)

East Allen County

School Corporation

Homeschooling in Indiana

(Indiana Department of Education)

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Monroeville History

Monroeville, Indiana was founded in 1851 in former Indian territory by brothers Jacob and John Barnhart. It was surrounded by deep hardwood forests. Drainage was poor and there were vast swamps, commonly called the great black swamp. Like many early communities, it was plotted next to a railroad that was built in 1854 to connect Chicago, Illinois to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 
During the Civil War years of 1861 to 1865, Monroeville grew rapidly because of the railroad and the need for wood products provided by the sawmills and barrel stave and heading  factories. ...

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