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Welcome to Monticello ...

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Monticello has a population of 2,716 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Monticello is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Monticello: (706) & (762)<4>

The ZIP code for Monticello: 31064<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Monticello had an population of 2,716 people. This is an increase of 2.22% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Monticello had a population of 2,657 people (or 19.12% of the total population of Jasper County). This makes Monticello the county's most populous community.

The population of Monticello represents 0.03% of the population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 199th most populous community.

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

Communities Also Named Monticello ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Georgia communities named Monticello: This one is located in Jasper County and the other is located in Richmond County.

Beyond Georgia, there are 41 communities that are also named Monticello - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, 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.

  • Eatonton [Putnam County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eatonton
    • Eatonton [Putnam County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Monticello
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,840 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eatonton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eatonton<7>
  • Jackson [Butts County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jackson
    • Jackson [Butts County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Monticello
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,332 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jackson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jackson<7>
  • Newborn [Newton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newborn
    • Newborn [Newton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the north of Monticello
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 791 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newborn have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newborn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newborn<7>
  • Flovilla [Butts County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flovilla
    • Flovilla [Butts County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the west of Monticello
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 675 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flovilla
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flovilla<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mansfield [Newton County]
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      • Mansfield [Newton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the north of Monticello
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 447 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mansfield have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mansfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mansfield<7>
    • Mansfield Estates [Newton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mansfield Estates
      • Mansfield Estates [Newton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the north of Monticello
      • Estimated population in 2019: 442 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mansfield Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mansfield Estates
    • Shady Dale [Jasper County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shady Dale
      • Shady Dale [Jasper County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Monticello
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 227 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shady Dale have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shady Dale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shady Dale<7>
    • Juliette [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Juliette
      • Juliette [Monroe County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Monticello
      • Estimated population in 2019: 161 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Juliette have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Juliette
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Juliette<7>
    • Calvin [Jasper County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Calvin
      • Calvin [Jasper County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the north of Monticello
      • Estimated population in 2019: 126 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Calvin have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calvin
    • Resseaus Crossroads [Putnam County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Resseaus Crossroads
      • Resseaus Crossroads [Putnam County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Monticello
      • Estimated population in 2019: 63 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Resseaus Crossroads have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Resseaus Crossroads

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. 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.

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 on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1822.

We also found Monticello in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Georgia

About Jasper County

About Georgia

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.

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Jasper, 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>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).
<5>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).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Monticello) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Monticello. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, 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: 33.3040, Longitude: -83.6839    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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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