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Around Monterey ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Jackson. It is located about 10 miles [16 km] to the northwest of Monterey. Jackson has a population of 161,000 people.<1>.

The next largest community is Pearl. It lies just north of Monterey and has a population of 26,500 people.

Below is a sample of neighboring communities: Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Monterey.<2>

  • Alonzo [Rankin County]
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    • Alonzo [Rankin County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the southwest of Monterey
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alonzo have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Brandon [Rankin County]
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    • Brandon [Rankin County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the northeast of Monterey
    • Estimated population in 2019: 24,289 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brandon<4>
  • Braxton [Simpson County]
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    • Braxton [Simpson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the southeast of Monterey
    • Estimated population in 2019: 179 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Braxton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Byram [Hinds County]
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    • Byram [Hinds County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the west of Monterey
    • Estimated population in 2015: 11,509 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Byram<4>
  • Cato [Rankin County]
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    • Cato [Rankin County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the southeast of Monterey
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  • Choctaw Village [Hinds County]
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    • Choctaw Village [Hinds County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the northwest of Monterey
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Choctaw Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Clear Branch [Rankin County]
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      • Clear Branch [Rankin County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the southwest of Monterey
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    • D'Lo [Simpson County]
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      • D'Lo [Simpson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the southeast of Monterey
      • Estimated population in 2019: 437 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for D'Lo have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Florence [Rankin County]
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      • Florence [Rankin County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the southwest of Monterey
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,494 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Florence have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Florence<4>
    • Flowood [Rankin County]
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      • Flowood [Rankin County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the north of Monterey
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,380 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flowood have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flowood<4>
    • Jackson [Hinds County]
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      • Jackson [Hinds County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the northwest of Monterey
      • Estimated population in 2019: 160,628 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jackson<4>
    • North Town Plaza [Hinds County]
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      • North Town Plaza [Hinds County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the north of Monterey
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Town Plaza have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Pearl [Rankin County]
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      • Pearl [Rankin County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the north of Monterey
      • Estimated population in 2019: 26,510 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pearl have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pearl<4>
    • Richland [Rankin County]
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      • Richland [Rankin County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the northwest of Monterey
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,241 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richland<4>
    • Terry [Hinds County]
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      • Terry [Hinds County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the southwest of Monterey
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,227 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Terry have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Terry
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Terry<4>

For more communities neighboring Monterey, please visit our County-by-County Page for Monterey.

Rankin County ...

Monterey is located in Rankin County<5>.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Rankin County: Copiah, Hinds, Madison, Scott, Simpson & Smith.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Monterey ...

It seems like there is always a nearby community with a name that seems interesting, maybe familiar or just catches our attention in some other way. We've collected some names which strike us as being curious or interesting. Our list can be found on the Tidbits & Trivia Page for Monterey.

Airports Near Monterey ...

When a trip includes a flight, we try to find an airport that best fits our travel plans.<6> To that purpose, we've assembled a list of that are relatively close to Monterey and that information can be found on the Airports Page for Monterey.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Mississippi

About Rankin County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Rankin County: www.rankincounty.org/

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Monterey.
<2>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- Monterey) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Monterey. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.1849, Longitude: -90.0809       In this case, the coordinates for Monterey have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>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.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Rankin, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<6>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Monterey), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.




 

 

 

 

 


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