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 Welcome to the City of Monticello!

Listed in the National Register of Historic Places since August 8, 1997. The Historic District of Monticello is formed by the commercial district in the center with residential neighborhoods radiating outwards. Six of the seven main roads leading to the town square are nearly identical two lane, tree lined streets with houses of varied architectural styles. The seventh road, Funderburg Drive is characterized by small lots with equally small houses, sometimes called saddlebag houses, situated a few feet back from the streets.

Architectural styles include Greek Revival, Gothic Revival, Italianate, Queen Anne, Second Empire, Colonial, neoclassical, English Tudor and Craftsman. There are five cemeteries of historical significance in the city. The Monticello you see now is a pleasant mixture of old and new. With approximately 2,500 residents in the city limits, Monticello has kept its Southern small-town character. We hope you enjoy your visit!

Economic Development

The City of Monticello works very closely with the Economic Development Authority of Jasper County.

Solar Panel Link – Click here to see the sun at work – the current production for the solar panel on the city hall roof.


Holiday Schedule

The City of Monticello will be Closed the following days:

Monday          May 25, 2015                   Memorial Day

Friday             July 3, 2015                      Independence Day

Monday         September 7, 2015           Labor Day

Proposed Charter Amendment  

Click here to see the proposed 2014 Charter amendment



City of Monticello Natural Gas Dept. is seeking a Gas Utility Service Worker. Must supply 7 year MVR, GCIC consent, and submit to pre-employment drug screen. Apply at Monticello City Hall by May 28, 2015.


Interactive Maps of Monticello

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Comments and Questions

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