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Monticello is a city in Wright County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 12,759 at the 2010 census.Monticello is located on the Mississippi River at the northern edge of Wright County. Each winter, hundreds of trumpeter swans nest near Mississippi Drive Park in Monticello, as the Mississippi River is heated from warm water discharged by the Monticello Nuclear Generating Plant.GeographyAccording to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 8.94sqmi, all of it land. The city's latitude is 45.305 degrees North and its longitude is 93.793 degrees West. Its elevation is 922 feet. It is in the Central time zone. Lake Maria State Park is nearby.HistoryMonticello was platted in 1854. A post office has been in operation at Monticello since 1855. Monticello was incorporated in 1856.On May 3, 2006, the Monticello Middle School had an electrical fire from the large amount of rain settling on the roof. The smoke damage to the school caused the school to be closed for the rest of the school year. As a result, middle school and high school students had to share usage of the high school building on an alternate-day schedule. The school year did not get extended, and the clean up was completed in time for the 2006–2007 school year.
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