Monticello IL is a small town city in Piatt County, Illinois with a population approximately around 5900 residents. This small town is known for its beautiful large older homes. featuring a variety of architectural styles. The South Charter Street and North State Street districts of Monticello IL are both within walking distance from the downtown. Enjoy Allerton Park and Retreat Center and ride the trains at Monticello Railway Museum or stroll the tree-lined streets. Three areas are listed on the National Register of Historic Places including downtown Courhouse Square and two residential districts. Monticello is proud to be a Lincoln Storytrail Community. Monticello was part of Lincoln’s 8th Judicial Circuit. Discover life as Lincoln knew it, as a friend, a lawyer, and politician.
Monticello Unit School District gets high praise for both its educational opportunities for students and athletic experiences in the Okaw Valley Conference. The mascot is the Sages, which is often represented by a wise owl. The Sage mascot is named “Sammy Sage”. The basis comes from the Thomas Jefferson nickname “Sage of Monticello”, which is also the town’s namesake. It is one of the more unique mascot names in the United States.
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