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Monticello
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State New Mexico
County Sierra
Elevation 5,256 ft (1,602 m)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
Area code(s) 575
GNIS feature ID 908852

Monticello is an unincorporated community located in Sierra County, New Mexico, United States. Monticello is located on Alamosa Creek 22 miles (35 km) northwest of Truth or Consequences. Monticello has a post office with ZIP code 87939.

History

Monticello was laid out in 1856, and named after Monticello, New York, the former home of an early settler. A post office called Monticello has been in operation since 1881.


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