Monticello is a city in Jefferson County, Florida. Home to Indian mounds and many historic buildings the city is known for its rich history. Even the naming of Monticello has historical context as it was named after Thomas Jefferson’s county estate. Visitors are often impressed that most of Monticello historical buildings are still functioning today, such as the 19th century Perkins Opera House. If you're looking to enjoy a bit of history while attending musical performance or dance reception you can do so in Monticello.