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Monterey is a town in Highland County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named in honor of President Zachary Taylor's victory in the Mexican-American War.
The latitude of Monterey is 38.412N. The longitude is -79.58W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,894 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 155.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Monterey demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Highland County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 24465 ZIP code.
10% of Monterey residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Monterey ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Monterey was $26,379, compared with $21,587 nationally.
28% of Monterey residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Monterey, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $250. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $625.
Libraries in Monterey include Highland County Public Library ... View libraries
Highland County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Monterey political report.
The average commute time for Monterey workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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