Monticello Historic District (Monticello, Georgia)

Monticello Historic District is a historic district in Monticello, Georgia. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on August 8, 1997. It is generally bounded by College Street, Eatonton Street, Forsyth Street, Hillsboro Street, Washington Street, Funderburg Drive, and Madison Drive. It includes Monticello's town square area. Monticello purchased and renovated the Benton Supply Department Store (1903) for its City Hall and uses its sales room as Monticello's Visitor Center. Heritage tourism is promoted through membership in Georgia's Historic Heartland Travel Association and a historic preservation ordinance was passed in 1988 and is overseen by the Monticello Historic Preservation Commission. The central commercial area and neighboring residential areas include Greek Revival, Gothic Revival, Italianate, Queen Anne, Second Empire, Colonial, Neoclassical, English Tudor, and Craftsman architecture.[2]

Monticello Historic District
Monticello Historic District (Monticello, Georgia) is located in Georgia
Monticello Historic District (Monticello, Georgia)
Monticello Historic District (Monticello, Georgia) is located in the United States
Monticello Historic District (Monticello, Georgia)
LocationRoughly bounded by College, Eatonton, Forsyth, Hillsboro, and Washington Sts. and Funderburg, and Madison Drs., Monticello, Georgia
Coordinates33°18′7″N 83°40′56″W / 33.30194°N 83.68222°W / 33.30194; -83.68222Coordinates: 33°18′7″N 83°40′56″W / 33.30194°N 83.68222°W / 33.30194; -83.68222
Area700 acres (280 ha)
Built1922 (1922)
NRHP reference No.97000812[1]
Added to NRHPAugust 8, 1997

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ Preserve America Community: Monticello, Georgia Preserve America