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Welcome to Monticello ...
The city of Monticello is located in Wayne County<1> and is the County Seat for Wayne County.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Monticello has a population of 5,938 people<2> (see below for details).
Monticello is 950 feet [290 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Monticello lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel west from Monticello (for example, toward Burkesville), you will soon leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).
Monticello lies within the (606) area code.
The ZIP code for Monticello: 42633<4>
We don't have a date for the establishment of Monticello.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Monticello had an population of 5,938 people. This is a decrease of 4.04% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.72% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Monticello had a population of 6,188 people (or 29.73% of the total population of Wayne County). This makes Monticello the county's most populous community.
The population of Monticello represents 0.14% of the population of Kentucky (which has 4,339,367 people), making it the state's 64th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 6,188 people, the population of Monticello increased 3.46% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,981 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Monticello.
Communities Also Named Monticello ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Kentucky communities named Monticello: This one is located in Wayne County and the other is located in Fayette County.
Beyond Kentucky, there are 41 communities that are also named Monticello - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (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.
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.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Monticello was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Monticello on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Kentucky (1911).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Monticello.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 01 Jun 2023