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Monticello, Florida

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Welcome to Monticello ...

The city of Monticello is located in Jefferson County<1> and is the County Seat for Jefferson County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Monticello has a population of 2,409 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Monticello.

Monticello is 210 feet [64 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Monticello lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Monticello lies within the (850) area code.

The ZIP codes for Monticello: 32344-32345<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Monticello had an population of 2,409 people. This is a decrease of 3.87% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.9% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Monticello had a population of 2,506 people (which is 16.98% of the total population of Jefferson County). This makes Monticello the county's most populous community.

The population of Monticello represents 0.01% of the population of Florida (which has 18,801,310 people), making it the state's 266th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,506 people, the population of Monticello decreased 1.07% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,533 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Monticello.

Adding Monticello to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Monticello 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 Monticello was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Monticello on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Monticello ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 41 communities that are also named Monticello - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Louisiana (3), Maine, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (3), New Mexico (2), New York (2), North Carolina (3), Ohio (2), Ontario, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Monticello.

Communities near Monticello ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Monticello.

  • Greenville [Madison County]
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    • Greenville [Madison County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Monticello
    • Estimated population in 2019: 824 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenville<6>
  • Newark [Thomas County]
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    • Newark [Thomas County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Monticello
    • Estimated population in 2019: 783 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newark have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Boston [Thomas County]
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    • Boston [Thomas County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Monticello
    • Estimated population in 2019: 395 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boston<6>
  • Aucilla [Jefferson County]
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    • Aucilla [Jefferson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Monticello
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lloyd [Jefferson County]
    • Miccosukee [Leon County]
    • Waukeenah [Jefferson County]
    • Lamont [Jefferson County]
    • Capitola [Leon County]
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      • Capitola [Leon County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Monticello
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    • Thomas City [Jefferson County]
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      • Thomas City [Jefferson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Monticello
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thomas City have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Monticello. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Monticello.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Monticello. 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 Monticello.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Monticello. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Monticello.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Monticello ...

Looking for more information about Monticello? 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 Monticello, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Monticello.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Monticello. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Florida's counties, including Jefferson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Monticello.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Monticello - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Monticello). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Monticello or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Monticello includes: 32344 & 32345.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Monticello) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Monticello. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MonticelloOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Monticello. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.5451, Longitude: -83.8702    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






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