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A Little About Monterey

Monterey County is located around Monterey Bay and the Pacific coastline in the central portion of California. It directly borders Santa Cruz County on the north and the Pacific Ocean on the west. The county seat of Monterey County is the city of Salinas, found in the Salinas River Valley. Monterey County has an aggregate population of 415,057 according to the 2010 census. Monterey County’s modern history stretches back to the beginning of California itself. The county was created in 1850 at the same time that statehood was granted to California. Monterey County takes its name from the eponymous Monterey Bay, which in turn was named after the County of Monterey and Viceroy of New Spain. Monterey County includes nearly four thousand square miles, making it substantially larger than some states, including Delaware, Hawaii, and Rhode Island. The majority of the population is concentrated around Salinas in the Salinas River Valley, although there are also a number of other large communities, including Carmel, Del Rey Oaks, Monterey, Sand City, and Soledad. Monterey County is home to a number of nature preserves and national forests, including the Salinas River National Wildlife Refuge, the Ventana Wilderness, Pinnacles National Monument, and Los Padres National Forest. The county is served by Salinas Municipal Airport, Monterey Peninsula Airport, and Marina Municipal Airport. Public transportation is provided by Amtrak as well as Monterey-Salinas Transit. Notable publications in the Monterey County area include the Monterey County Herald, the Carmel Pine Cone, the Monterey County Weekly, and the Salinas Californian. Despite having a relatively average median income, Monterey County consistently had some of the highest housing prices in the United States until the collapse of the real estate bubble in 2008. Current prices remain well below the peak of the market, although they are no longer as low as they were at the nadir of the most recent cycle.

There are a number of nationally recognized historical sites in Monterey County, including the Asilomar Conference Grounds, Carmel Mission, the Robinson Jeffers House, Milpitas Ranchhouse, the Point Pinos Lighthouse, and the Royal Presidio Chapel. San Antonio de Padua Mission and the Stevenson House are also found within the county limits. There are roughly two dozen different school districts in Monterey County, including some rather large districts such as the North Monterey County Unified School District, Salinas City Elementary School District, and the Santa Rita Union Elementary School District. Notable residents of Monterey County over the years include Robert Louis Stevenson, Robinson Jeffers, and Nobel Prize laureate John Steinbeck. One of the best known attractions of Monterey County is the Pacific coastline, which includes State Route 1, the 17 Mile Drive, Big Sur, and the Monterey Peninsula. There are three notable museums in Monterey County – the Monterey Bay Aquarium, the National Steinbeck Center, and the Monterey County Youth Museum. Other prominent historical and cultural sites in Monterey County include the Golden State Theater, the Forest Theater, the Golden Bough Playhouse, Monterey State Historic Park, Mission San Carlos (the burial site of mission founder Junipero Serra), and Cannery Row. Golfers residing in Monterey County can enjoy Pebble Beach, the Pacific Grove Municipal Golf Links, and the Bayonet and Black Horse Golf Courses. Those who enjoy the outdoors can hike, fish, and photograph in Pinnacles National Monument, Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park, the Elkhorn Slough, and Lake El Estero.

 

Newest Monterey County Homes For Sale

SW Mission, Carmel CA 93921

$1,350,000

SW Mission, Carmel

European style living in Carmel. French doors lead to a central courtyard, perfect for outdoor entertaining. From your front door you are steps to shopping, dining, beac...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS 81412785

$600,000

764 TOYON DR, Monterey

Nice area of Skyline Forest. Everything is pretty much original but will look great once your finished. Deck off the dining room leads to a large back yard.

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS 81412750

LINCOLN, Carmel CA 93923

$1,450,000

LINCOLN, Carmel

Located in the Golden Rectangle on a corner lot, this charming beach house invites you to stay with its Carmel stone fireplace, hardwood floors, high ceiling, French door...

  • Beds 2
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS 81412716

4 SE CARPENTER, Carmel CA 93922

$795,000

4 SE CARPENTER, Carmel

Charming,"turn key" condition, clean and bright two bedroom, two bath cottage located in Carmel by the Sea only a few blocks from downtown. Open floor plan with plenty of...

  • Beds 2
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS 81412705

25995 JUNIPERO AV, Carmel CA 93923

$1,300,000

25995 JUNIPERO AV, Carmel

Large 5 bed/3.5 bath Carmel by-the-sea Coastal Farmhouse Style home extensively remodeled in 2005. Carver & Schicketanz, architects. Cool plank hardwood floors, Great w...

  • Beds 5
  • Baths 4.0
  • MLS 81407057

4438 CYPRESS RIDGE CT, Seaside/Former Fort Ord/Sand City CA 93955

$729,000

4438 CYPRESS RIDGE CT, Seaside/Former Fort Ord/Sand City

Ocean views! Gracious living close to the beach and golf! This lovely five bedroom, three bath home is situated in the much sought after Seaside Highlands community. Yo...

  • Beds 5
  • Baths 3.0
  • MLS 81412640

2930 LUPIN LN, Pebble Beach CA 93953

$1,175,000

2930 LUPIN LN, Pebble Beach

This beautiful 3bed/3bath single-story home is situated on a corner lot near MPCC & in the coveted Pacific Grove School District. Enjoy light-filled rooms, family room ki...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 3.0
  • MLS 81412623

866 LILY ST, Monterey CA 93940

$749,000

866 LILY ST, Monterey

Sweet home with Cape Cod charm and modern conveniences, you'll love living in this easy New Monterey location. Lots of bright windows, separate dining room, ground floor ...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS 81412607

599 LOPEZ AV, Seaside/Former Fort Ord/Sand City CA 93955

$515,000

599 LOPEZ AV, Seaside/Former Fort Ord/Sand City

This home sparkles in a newer, clean neighborhood in Seaside. Featuring all the modern amenities you could expect in a contemporary home. This solid 3 bedroom, 2 bath hom...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS 81408766

MISSION ST, Carmel CA 93921

$795,000

MISSION ST, Carmel

This Charming Cottage with detached Guest House is an easy stroll to Ocean Ave. Cottage consists of a stone fireplace, separate breakfast nook, enchanting loft area, ful...

  • Beds 2
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS 81412474

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Listing information is deemed reliable, but not guaranteed. The data relating to real estate for sale on this website comes in part from the Internet Data Exchange program of the MLSListingsTM MLS system. Real estate listings held by brokerage firms other than Jeff Manson are marked with the Internet Data Exchange icon (a stylized house inside a circle) and detailed information about them includes the names of the listing brokers and listing agents. Copyright 2014 MLSListings. All rights reserved. This data is updated daily. Last updated April 18, 2014

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