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Statistics & Facts

The Utah state capital is Salt Lake City.
The population of Monticello is approximately 1972 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 673 (1990), 615 (2010).
The amount of land area in Monticello is 7.101 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Monticello to Washington DC is 1834 miles.
The distance to the Utah state capital is 249 miles. (as the crow flies)
Monticello is positioned 37.87 degrees north of the equator and 109.33 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Monticello elevation is 7,066 feet above sea level.


At the junction of Hwy 666 and 191 in southeastern Utah on the eastern side of Lake Powell near the Colorado border.
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History & History Related Items

The town of Monticello was named for the home of Thomas Jefferson, Monticello. It is located on the slopes of the Abajo Mountains
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The founding of Monticello



Newspaper Rock State Park
14 miles north on US 191, then 12 miles west on State Route 211 to Canyonlands National Park. This is a large cliff mural with Indian petroplyphs and pictographs.
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Monticello City Government

Monticello is the County Seat for San Juan County.

Monticello Schools

College of Eastern Utah - Monticello Office
164 South 200 West
Monticello, Utah 84535
Phone: 435-587-2877

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