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History & Background

Monticello is a charming city in north-central Indiana that offers an appealing mix of small-town charm and abundant recreational amenities. At its heart are the scenic Lake Freeman and Lake Shafer, providing endless opportunities for boating, fishing, swimming, and waterfront living. The lakes are home to public beaches, marinas, and the popular Indiana Beach amusement resort. Residents and visitors alike can enjoy waterfront dining, scenic cruises, and simply relaxing along the tranquil lakeshores.

Beyond the lakes, Monticello boasts a thriving downtown with locally-owned restaurants, shops, and historic architecture. The city has well-maintained parks, an active local arts scene, and a calendar of community events that bring residents together. For golf enthusiasts, the nationally-recognized Tippecanoe Country Club offers a premium golf experience. The community takes pride in providing an exceptionally high quality of life for families with top-rated schools, advanced healthcare services at IU Health White Memorial Hospital, and ample recreation.

With an envious location approximately halfway between the major metro areas of Chicago and Indianapolis, Monticello offers the best of both worlds. Residents can escape to a relaxing lakeside lifestyle while maintaining easy access to big-city amenities when desired. Available land and a pro-business climate create opportunities for continued growth. Whether you’re looking for a lakefront home, acreage getaway, or affordable city living, Monticello could be the perfect community to call home.

Discover Local Attractions

Home to a variety of unique activities and destinations.

Columbian Park Zoo
Experience the diverse array of animal life at the Columbian Park Zoo, a popular attraction in Lafayette, Indiana that offers educational programs and hands-on encounters for visitors of all ages.
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Malibu Jacks
Experience an unforgettable day of fun and adventure at Malibu Jack's Indoor Theme Park in Lafayette, offering an endless array of attractions, from go-karts and bowling to laser tag and mini-golf, perfect for all ages and occasions.
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Exploration Acres
Explore the largest corn maze in Northwest Indiana, enjoy a variety of family-friendly fall activities, and discover the charming barn venue available for weddings and events at Exploration Acres.
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The Art Museum of Greater Lafayette
Discover the rich artistic heritage of Lafayette at the Art Museum of Greater Lafayette, a vibrant cultural institution dedicated to fostering appreciation for the visual arts through diverse exhibitions, educational programs, and a growing permanent collection.
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