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Jasper County, Georgia


Deer capital of Georgia
Where Preserving Our Past is Our Future

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Statistics & Facts

The Georgia state capital is Atlanta.
The population of Monticello is approximately 2,428 (2000), 2657 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 913 (1990), 994 (2010).
The amount of land area in Monticello is 6.437 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.041 sq kilometers.
The distance from Monticello to Washington DC is 548 miles.
The distance to the Georgia state capital is 54 miles. (as the crow flies)
Monticello is positioned 33.30 degrees north of the equator and 83.68 degrees west of the prime meridian.


north of Macon and southeast of Atlanta in central Georgia. Here is a map page for Monticello. How do you get to Monticello? Try this directions page
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valleys with gently rolling hills
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History & History Related Items

Monticello was named by its residents to honor the home of US President, Thomas Jefferson. The original city was laid out in a circle with the courthouse square in the middle.

The county was within Baldwin County until 1807 when Randolph County was created. Monticello was later named their county seat in 1808. When the county was renamed in 1812, Monticello still remained the seat of government for the county. Here is a history page for Monticello.
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Monticello is known as Deer capital of Georgia. This is very true. The next time you travel down to Monticello, look on the side of the road, and be careful during the evening hours. Monticello is pronounced Mont- ti- cello, not Chello

Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center is nearby
543 Elliott Trail
Mansfield, GA 30055
Phone: 770-784-3059
Fax: 770-784-3061

Annual Deer Festival
held each year in November and including the Deer Dash.

Trisha Yearwood
Monticello is the hometown of country music star Trisha Yearwood. One of the roads that pass through the town square was renamed the Trisha Yearwood Parkway.
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Monticello Libraries

Monticello Public Library
319 East Greene Street
Monticello, Georgia
Phone: 706-468-6292
Fax: 706-468-2060

part of the Uncle Remus Regional Library System

Monticello Schools

Jasper County Board of Education
1125-A Fred Smith Street
Monticello, Georgia 31064
Phone: 706-468-6350

Jasper County High School
1289 College Street
Monticello, Georgia 31064
Phone: 706-468-2227 Monticello


The population of Monticello was:
1990 - 2,289
2000 - 2,428

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