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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
Breathtaking canyon views and magnificent details in this one-owner home. Built for the present owners and to exacting specifications, it is clear that nothing was spare...
Enjoy city and mountain views from this home in the desirable Mar Vista/Skyline neighborhood. The city and mountain views can be seen from most rooms in the house. Fabu...
A stunning historic home in Pacific Grove's coveted beach tract with incredible ocean views of Monterey Bay. This 1920 era Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired Prairie-style featu...
This remodeled home, on a large level lot, is located on a quiet street across from a greenbelt in the desirable MPCC area of Pebble Beach. With over 2900 square feet of...
Panoramic views & breathtaking sunsets of Point Lobos, Fish Ranch and the Pacific Ocean! First time on market ~ Takigawa designed home! Spacious Living and Dining rooms ...
Wake up to the sparkle-blue ocean views from your large Master suite, listen to the waves all day & night, relax on the many outdoor balconies & decks with fresh ocean br...
Sprawling Mission Villa in gated Monterra Ranch and Tehama Golf CC. Artfully blending indoor and outdoor California living. Designed for family and entertaining, the home...
Views, views and more views! Walk in the front door and you will find a living room/dining room combination with hardwood floors, granite faced fireplace, dramatic recess...
Overlooking the expansive Potrero Canyon, this magnificent estate, sited on 28 acres, was inspired by renowned southern California architect Brian Tichenor. A welcoming ...
- Bldg.Santa Lucia Preserve
Historic Pacific Grove Cottage. Great location two blocks from downtown and Lighthouse Avenue. Updated kitchen, bonus attic sleeping loft with ocean view, separate living...
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