Monroe County is a county located in the central portion of the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 26,424. The county seat is Forsyth.
Monroe County is included in the Macon, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 398 square miles, of which 396 square miles is land and 2.2 square miles is water.
The vast majority of Monroe County is located in the Upper Ocmulgee River sub-basin of the Altamaha River basin, with just a tiny southwestern corner of the county, west of a line between Yatesville and Culloden, located in the Upper Flint River sub-basin of the ACF River Basin (Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River Basin)