A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Monterey ...
The location of Monterey has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
When the people of Monterey refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Montereyan<3>
Monterey is 420 feet [128 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Monterey lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Monterey: (601) and (769)<5>
Websites for Monterey ...
Chamber of Commerce: www.rankinchamber.com/
Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Monterey, the following might be of interest:
Communities Also Named Monterey ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 35 communities that are also named Monterey - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Louisiana (2), Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, Ohio (3), Pennsylvania (5), South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas (3), Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Monterey.
Communities near Monterey ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Monterey.
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 Monterey. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Monterey.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Monterey. 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 Monterey.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Monterey. See our Newspapers Page for Monterey.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Monterey ...
Looking for more information about Monterey? 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.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Monterey, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Monterey.
Adding Monterey to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Monterey 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 Monterey was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Monterey on a map titled Rand McNally Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Monterey on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
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/
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This page was last modified: 29 Jun 2022