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Monticello is the county seat of White County in Northern Indiana.

Get in[edit]

Map of Monticello (Indiana)

  • US 24 goes east-west through the city, connecting directly to Peoria, Illinois and Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • US 421 comes up from the south and leaves on the west side of town, connecting Monticello to Indianapolis, Indiana to the southeast.

Get around[edit]

It's easy enough to get around downtown by walking, but having a car is a good idea.


  • Twin Lakes. Two lakes on the Tippecanoe River formed by hydroelectric dams, Lakes Shafer and Freeman are great for boating and fishing.


  • Camp Buffalo, 9400 N. Boy Scout Rd., +1 574 278-7114. The local Boy Scout camp is open for use by Scout-unaffiliated groups as well, featuring over 300 acres of natural beauty.
  • 1 Indiana Beach, 5224 E. Indiana Beach Rd., +1 574 583-4141. The only major amusement park in northern Indiana, Indiana Beach has quite a few rides, including the Steel Hawg, which for a while held the world record for steepest drop in a roller coaster. Indiana Beach (Q3150104) on Wikidata Indiana Beach on Wikipedia
  • Lake Shore Drive-In, 100 Rickey Road, +1 574 583-0311. There's not a lot of drive-in movie theaters anymore, but this one is so good, it makes you wonder why there's not more still around.
  • 2 Indiana Beach Amusement Resort. Indiana Beach (Q3150104) on Wikidata Indiana Beach on Wikipedia - located in Monticello



  • Abe's Pizza, 207 N Main St, Monticello, IN, +1 574 583-9600. A pizza place serving a wide variety of pizzas, including specialties like the cheeseburger pizza and taco pizza.



Go next[edit]

  • Burnettsville to the east
  • Reynolds to the west
  • Delphi to the southeast
Routes through Monticello
PeoriaKentland ← Jct N I-65.svg S  W US 24.svg E  LogansportFort Wayne
Michigan City ← Jct W US 30.svg E  N US 421.svg S  ZionsvilleIndianapolis

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