A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Monterey ...
The coastal city of Monterey is located in Monterey County.
When the people of Monterey refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Montereyan<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Monterey has a population of 28,639 people<2> (see below for details).
Monterey was established in 1770 and was incorporated June 14, 1890.
The community of Monterey is near sea level<3>.
Time Zone: Monterey lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Monterey is located in the (831) area code.
The ZIP codes for Monterey: 93940, 93942-93944<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Monterey had a population of 27,810 people (or 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 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 (which had a count of 29,674 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Monterey had an population of 28,639 people. This is an increase of 2.98% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.49% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Monterey.
Communities near Monterey ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Monterey and not the distance if driven.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Monterey:
Websites 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.
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: 15 Apr 2019