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Monroe Dam & Bridge

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A Gallery of 16 Items - Dam Construction 1991 & Completion 1992
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 10.8 square miles, of which 10.7 square miles is land and 0.1 square miles, or 0.65%, is water. The town is located on the northwestern corner of Franklin County along the Vermont state border and is bordered by Berkshire County to the west and Bennington County, Vermont, to the north. It is bordered on the north by the towns of Stamford and Readsboro, Vermont, on the east by Rowe, and on the south and west by Florida. Monroe is 26 miles northwest of Greenfield, 55 miles north-northwest of Springfield, and 115 miles west-northwest of Boston.
Monroe is located on the Hoosac Range, the northern end of The Berkshires. The town's border with Rowe lies along the Deerfield River, which enters the state at this point, heading south and eastward towards the Connecticut River. The river is dammed for part of this length as the southern end of the Sherman Reservoir, which formerly supplied power to the Yankee Rowe Nuclear Power Station. There are also several brooks which run through town. Much of the central and southern part of town is covered by Monroe State Forest, which extends into neighboring Florida MA. Source: Wikipedia