Welcome to Monroe County! Monroe County is located in south central Kentucky on the Tennessee border. We offer rural simplicity featuring a low cost of living, competitive local wages, an excellent school district, and an exceptional quality of life.
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Originally settled in the late 1700s and later named for a Biblical physician, Gamaliel, with a population of 450, is located near the headwaters of the Barren River, one mile from the Kentucky-Tennessee border.
Settled about 1800, Fountain Run is the “crossroads of three counties”, located in westernmost Monroe County, near the borders of Barren and Allen counties. About 250 people live in Fountain Run.