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The location of Monticello

Welcome to Monticello ...

The city of Monticello is located in Jones County.

The location of Monticello has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Monticello has a population of 3,885 people<2> (see below for details).

Monticello is 820 feet [250 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Monticello lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Monticello lies within the (319) area code.

The ZIP code for Monticello: 52310<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Monticello had a population of 3,796 people (which is 18.39% of the total population of Jones County). This makes Monticello the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Monticello represents 0.12% of the total population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 100th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,796 people, the population of Monticello increased 5.24% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,607 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Monticello had an population of 3,885 people. This is an increase of 2.34% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.71% since the 2000 Census).

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

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, Florida, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, 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.

Websites for Monticello ...

Official Website:

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Monticello. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Monticello.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Communities near Monticello ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Anamosa   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the Southwest (SW) of Monticello

Dyersville   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of Monticello

Located in Dubuque County

Cascade   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Monticello

Located in Dubuque County

Epworth   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Monticello

Located in Dubuque County

Farley   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Monticello

Located in Dubuque County

Central City   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of Monticello

Located in Linn County

Springville   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Monticello

Located in Linn County

Earlville   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of Monticello

Located in Delaware County

Olin   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of Monticello

Coggon   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of Monticello

Located in Linn County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Monticello.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Iowa

About Jones County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Monticello:

The official website for Jones County:

The official website for State of Iowa:

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Monticello.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Monticello - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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).

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<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 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Monticello

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Monticello. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.2304, Longitude: -91.1837     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Monticello have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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