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Welcome to Monterey ...
When the people of Monterey refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Montereyan<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Monterey has a population of 28,526 people<3> (see below for details).
Monterey was established in 1770 and was incorporated June 14, 1890.
The community of Monterey is near sea level<4>.
Time Zone: Monterey lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Monterey: (831)
The ZIP codes for Monterey: 93940, 93942-93944<5>
Websites for Monterey ...
Official Website: www.monterey.org/
Chamber of Commerce: www.mpcc.com/
Junior League: www.jlmontereycounty.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Monterey had an population of 28,526 people. This is an increase of 2.57% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.87% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Monterey had a population of 27,810 people (which is 6.7% of the total population of Monterey County). This makes Monterey the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Monterey represents 0.07% of the total population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 247th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 27,810 people, the population of Monterey decreased 6.28% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 29,674 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Monterey.
Communities Also Named Monterey ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 35 communities that are also named Monterey - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Louisiana (2), Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, Ohio (3), Pennsylvania (5), South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas (3), Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Monterey.
Communities near Monterey ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Monterey.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Monterey. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Monterey.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Monterey. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Monterey.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Monterey. Our list includes 36 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Monterey.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Monterey ...
Looking for more information about Monterey? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Monterey, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Monterey.
Adding Monterey to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Monterey in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Monterey was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Monterey
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Monterey on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Monterey: www.monterey.org/
The official website for Monterey County: www.co.monterey.ca.us/
The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/
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This page was last modified: 08 Aug 2022