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  Monroe County, Florida - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Monroe County is a county located in the state of Florida.
Monroe County has the islands of the Florida Keys as part of its land area.
In the county the population was spread out with 17.10% under the age of 18, 6.30% from 18 to 24, 31.10% from 25 to 44, 30.90% from 45 to 64, and 14.60% who were 65 years of age or older.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Monroe_County,_Florida   (935 words)

  
 Exploring Florida Documents: Monroe County, Florida   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Monroe county, named after President Monroe, the sixth county to be established, comprised no insignificant portion of the territory.
In 1859 the boundaries of Monroe county were again changed, and a portion of the county on the mainland was cut off to form a part of the new county of Manatee.
The finances of the county are in excellent condition.* The present county officers are: James R. Curry, chairman; W. Porter, E. Monroe Roberts, Braxton B. Warren and Domingo Milord, members of the board of county commissioners.
fcit.usf.edu /FLORIDA/docs/m/monroe.htm   (1804 words)

  
 Monroe County
Later, Governor Duval further divided the counties and Monroe County was incorporated on July 3, 1823, becoming the sixth county of the Territory of Florida.
Monroe County in 1823 consisted of land now part of Dade (1836), Lee (1887), Charlotte (1921), Collier (1923), Broward (1915), Hendry (1923), and parts of Palm Beach (1909), Glades (1921) and Martin (1925) Counties.
Monroe County was a huge county extending to the south shore of Lake Okeechobee with few residents, that is residents who were actually considered residents.
www.keyshistory.org /monroecounty.html   (3345 words)

  
 ACLU of Florida
The State of Florida in general, and Monroe County in particular, shared a history of discrimination against their minority citizens which has resulted in the systematic disenfranchisement of African Americans and Latinos.
Monroe County did not integrate its schools until the late 1960s, and this act was followed by a race riot at Key West High School.
While there are other provisions of Florida law which discuss a voter's need to keep "his or her voter address current" and bringing "proper identification to the polling station", the statement of responsibilities makes no mention of the fact that failure to do so is not a bar to voting.
www.aclufl.org /legislature_courts/legal_department/briefs_complaints/electionlaw081501.cfm   (3085 words)

  
 MONROE COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
County government is a function of the Florida State Legislature and derives its authority from that body.
County Mayor is the title given the chairperson of the Board of Commissioners.
The County Code is available to the public at all public libraries, and at the County Clerk's office in Key West.
www.state.fl.us /monroe/pages/bocc/bocc.htm   (1086 words)

  
 Monroe County, Florida - info, facts, communities on Key to the City
The county is governed by an elected Mayor and a group of commissioners.
Monroe County is located at the southern tip of the state of Florida.
Most prominent in the county are the Florida Keys consisting of numerous islands all interconnected by US Highway 1.
www.usacitiesonline.com /flmonroecounty.htm   (540 words)

  
 Mortgage Loans Monroe County Florida Real Estate
Florida Monroe County real estate mortgage loan programs come in many forms and come from many sources.
These real estate loan programs in Monroe typically have a higher interest rate but still the overall payment is less than with mortgage insurance.
Monroe home equity loans are for Florida homeowners who want to borrow up to 100 percent of the value of thier real estate.
www.floridamortgagesloan.com /monroe.html   (225 words)

  
 Monroe County, FL 1992 Duck Key Security District ordinance
Board shall consult with the appropriate staff of the County of Monroe or the Sheriff of Monroe County, to assist in the preparation of the District's plan for such services.
The provisions of this Ordinance shall be included and incorporated in the Code of Ordinances of the County of Monroe, Florida, as an addition or amendment thereto, and shall be appropriately renumbered to conform to the uniform numbering system of the Code.
This Ordinance shall be filed in the Office of the Secretary of State, State of Florida, but shall not take effect until a referendum approving the ordinance has been passed by the electors of the District.
www.duckkeyonline.com /duck_key_community/duck_key_archives/security_district_ordinance.htm   (1036 words)

  
 Monroe County Florida - Real Estate Property Tax Calculator
The structures value is determined by cost tables adjusted for Monroe County and by weighted measures such as the construction grade of the house or how well it has been maintained, etc.
Properties where the structures are removed after the sale require additional information and judgment to determine the land value, and this may involve further study of trends and restrictions in the neighborhood in which the sale occurred.
In Monroe County, where few land sales occur each year, a method called "land residual" is also used to determine land values.
www.keysdirectory.net /propertytax.html   (3145 words)

  
 Florida Keys Water Quality
The Florida Keys are a chain of islands that extend from the southern tip of the Florida mainland southwest to the Dry Tortugas.
As population and tourism have increased in the Florida Keys, wastewater and stormwater practices have not kept pace with this growth.
The primary purpose of this effort is to improve water quality in the Florida Keys, by implementation of several wastewater and stormwater master plans previously prepared for Monroe County and various municipalities within Monroe County.
www.evergladesplan.org /pm/projects/other_rest_projects_fkwqip.cfm   (686 words)

  
 Monroe County Florida DMV
Monroe County is referred to as the southern most county in the United States.
Many government services provided at the county level are available from either the DMV Office or the Clerk of Court - also known as the Clerk of the Ciruit Court.
Many of Monroe's Florida DMV services are available online or by phone to save you time.
www.dmvflorida.org /monroe.shtml   (493 words)

  
 Welcome to Monroe County, FL (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.isi.jhu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Monroe County may not have enough shelter spaces for Category 1 or 2 hurricanes.
There are no shelters in Monroe County that will be safe in the most deadly hurricanes (Category 3, 4, 5).
Monroe County residents seeking public shelter in Dade County should take the Fl Turnpike Extension from Fl City to Florida International University (F.I.U.) at the US 41/SW 8th St. Exit (MM25X).
www.co.monroe.fl.us.cob-web.org:8888 /pages/hurrican/shelter.htm   (287 words)

  
 Monroe County School District schools - district elementary, middle, and high school information
In 2005-2006 Florida used the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading and math and in grades 5, 8 and 11 in science.
Florida considers scores of level 3 and higher to be on or above grade level.
In 2005-2006 Florida used a norm-referenced test (NRT) section on the FCAT to assess students in grades 3 through 10 in reading and math.
www.greatschools.net /cgi-bin/fl/district_profile/44   (608 words)

  
 Monroe County School District
Monroe County School District is proud to announce that Trisha Lowe, a senior at Key West High School, has been selected as the District’s Sunshine State Scholar.
Each district in Florida identifies a graduating senior who is most accomplished in mathematics and science.
Trisha and Alexander Trzeciak, a senior at Coral Shores High School, were the top nominees for this honor in Monroe County School District.
www.monroe.k12.fl.us   (373 words)

  
 Real Estate Appraisers in Monroe, Florida, Usa | APPRAISERSdotCOM
Cain and Associates serving Broward, Miami-Dade and Monroe counties is a full service appraisal firm with a combined total of 47 years of experience providing residential and commercial real estate appraisals, real estate investment analysis, real estate market studies, highest & best use analysis and litigation support.
As of 02/18/2004 our company is the Only appraisal firm listed to do Monroe County (FL Keys) appraisals that is based in Monroe County.
We are a full service appraisal firm who prides itself on client satisfaction with two Certified General Appraisers on staff and 25 years of Real Estate commercial and residential Appraising experience, 48 hours turn around on residential appraisals after property inspection, AI ready, and EDI and E-Mail services.
www.appraisers.com /usa/florida/monroe   (288 words)

  
 The Porter of Monroe County, Florida
In 1900 he was elected a member of the Florida Legislature from Monroe county.
Hunt Harris, state senator from Monroe county; Roberta, wife of W.W. Mountjoy, of New York city; and Joseph Yates, Jr., a student at the College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York city.
Dying in the very room in which he was born, and living always in the house where he was born, and where he grew from babyhood, to boyhood, and to manhood, he was always a center around which the interest of his community and finally of his state, gathered.
www.rootsweb.com /~flmonroe/mporter.htm   (663 words)

  
 News : Miami-Dade -- MiamiHerald.com (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.isi.jhu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The Navarro family's beloved terrier is dead, and Miami-Dade County bureaucracy is partially to blame.
Despite Florida's crackdown on gifts from lobbyists to public officials, Gov.-elect Charlie Crist is relying on lobbyists to help raise the millions he plans to spend on a series of inauguration events and celebrations over the next few weeks.
A Miami hospital is seeking donations for the medical care of a Peruvian teenager whose parents sold all their belongings to get him to the United States for lifesaving surgery.
www.miami.com.cob-web.org:8888 /mld/miamiherald/news/local/states/florida/counties/monr...   (771 words)

  
 Monroe County, Florida houses, real estate, agriculture, wages, work, ancestries, and more
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Monroe County is $810 a month.
Monroe County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Florida state average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 11 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
www.city-data.com /county/Monroe_County-FL.html   (359 words)

  
 Lobster Season In The Florida Keys - Monroe County
A reminder that possession and use of a measuring device is required at all times, and night diving is prohibited in Monroe County (only during the sport season).
A recreational saltwater license and a crawfish permit are needed for harvest.
Regardless of what species you are fishing for, bag limits are only for properly licensed individuals and those people exempt from license requirements who are actively harvesting, and those people harvesting may not exceed their individual bag limit and take someone else’s bag limit.
fishfloridakeys.com /lobster.htm   (337 words)

  
 Monroe County
Preconstruction condos, townhomes and condo-hotels for Monroe County Florida.
Monroe County Florida real estate is the most desirable in the U.S. because it has beautiful year round climate and many activities for homeowners and lucrative investments for investors.
Visit the Monroe County Chamber of Commerce for more detailed information on Monroe County.
www.rebateflorida.com /monroeCounty_C.htm   (221 words)

  
 Monroe County, Florida FL, county profile - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Monroe County is one of 67 counties in Florida.
This was a decrease of -1.64% from the 2000 census.
Monroe County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election.
www.epodunk.com /cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=8740   (666 words)

  
 Florida's classroom mystery: missing students | csmonitor.com (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.isi.jhu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
County school districts stand to lose $203 million in enrollment-based state funding, which is likely to mean that some teachers who were hired over the summer may be looking for other jobs.
McCabe, is that huge chunks of Florida's real estate are being bought by "flippers" who don't live in the state, but are hoping to cash in on recent increases in home valuations.
In Madison County, however, a 3 percent enrollment slump has made it easier for the district to comply with a new state law, mandating that individual schools, not districts, adhere to a smaller class size.
www.csmonitor.com.cob-web.org:8888 /2006/1121/p01s01-ussc.html   (954 words)

  
 The Florida Keys - Monroe County
Location: Southwest Florida and the Florida Keys off the Southern tip of Florida bordering Dade and Collier Counties.
History: Monroe County was established in 1823 from a portion of St. Johns County and named for President James Monroe, fifth president of the U.S. In 1513 Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon sailed past the keys.
Monroe County QuickFacts from the U.S. Census Bureau
www.floridasmart.com /local/counties/monroe/about.htm   (212 words)

  
 Florida Keys Diving & Snorkeling - Monroe County Florida Keys Official .ism Website
The 120-mile Florida Keys island chain is home to North America’s only living-coral barrier reef.
Our coral formations are famous for their abundance of fish, from impressive schools of blue-striped grunts to toothy green moray eels.
Once you visit the Keys, you’ll see why some of the some of the most renowned dive photographers and writers in the world make this their home base.
www.fla-keys.com /diving   (201 words)

  
 Monroe County, Florida
The vast majority of Monroe County is unincorporated.
However there are 4 cities within Monroe County, Florida.
Click here to see a map of the Florida counties or click here to return to the list of Florida counties.
www.amesappraisal.com /monroecounty.htm   (94 words)

  
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The Monroe County Property Appraiser is responsible for identifying, locating, and fairly valuing all property, both real and personal, within the county for tax purposes.
A Computer Assisted Mass Appraisal (C.A.M.A.) system is used by experienced appraisers to ensure that fair values are set for all Monroe County property owners.
The GIS is frequently updated to reflect changes to the land in Monroe County.
www.mcpafl.org   (337 words)

  
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