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Our Community

 Our Location
 Forty miles of the eastern county boundary is formed by the   
 Ohio River. Monroe County Beacon is located in Woodsfield, 
 the county seat. Woodsfield is 16 miles west of State Rt. 7 on 
 Ohio Rt. 78. Counties bordering Monroe on the east are 
 Marshall, Wetzel and Tyler in West Virginia, on the north is 
 Belmont County, to the south is Washington County, and to 
 the west is Noble County. Click Here to See Map

Our Population

 Monroe County is rural. Its population is about 15,100. 
 According to the census figures, over 2,000 of those reside in 

Our Publications

 For most residents, the Monroe County Beacon is the
 newspaper of choice. It is  their county paper. We publish once 
 a week, mail delivered on Thursday. The Beacon is on the 
 newsstands on Wednesdays. Subscriptions are 100% mail 
 delivered! Circulation: 4,900

 The Sentinel is an advertising circular delivered on Mondays 
 to 100% of addresses in Monroe County. Circulation: 7,400