MONTEREY COUNTY, CALIFORNIA
 

1860 Listings

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Population: 401,762     2000 census
Area: 2,126,040 Acres
County Seat: Monterey 1850 - 1873 Salinas 1873 - present
Date: February 18, 1850 Original county

 

Mining Districts
Name Type
   
   
   
Spanish Missions

Name

Date

Date Restored
Royal Presidio Chapel of San Carlos Borromeo
First Site of Mission San Carlos De Borromeo De Carmelo
June 3, 1770
Mission San Carlos De Borromeo De Carmelo - temporary site July, 1771 1884, 1931
Mission San Carlos De Borromeo De Carmelo December, 1771
Mission San Antonio De Padua July 14, 1771 1903
Mission Nuestra Senora Dolorosisma De La Soledad October 9, 1791 1955
Historical Landmarks
Number

Name

Date
1 Custom House July 7, 1846
105 Royal Presidio Chapel of San Carlos Borromeo
First Site of Mission San Carlos De Borromeo De Carmelo
June 3, 1770
106 Larkin House
(American Consulate in "Mexico" 1844-1846)
1835
126 Colton Hall August 15, 1846
128 Landing Place of Sebastian Vizcaino (1602) and Fray Junipero Serra (June 3, 1770) December 17, 1602
135 Mission Dan Carlos Borromeo De Carmelo December, 1771
136 First Theatre in California 1848
232 Mission San Antonio De Padua July 14, 1771
233 Mission Nuestra Senora De La Soledad October 9, 1791
348 House of Governor Alvarado  
351 Vasquez House  
352 Robert Louis Stevenson House 1879
353 House of Four Winds 1838
354 Old Pacific House 1840
387 "The Glass House" Casa Materna of the Vallejos 1820
494 Richardson Adobe 1843
532 Casa De Oro  
560 Hill Town Ferry 1877
651 Site of the Battle of Natividad November 16, 1846
712 Soberanes Adobe 1830
713 Gutierrez Adobe 1841
839 Chautauqua Hall June, 1879
870 Jose Eusebio Boronda Adobe Casa 1848
934 Temporary Detention Camps for Japanese Americans - Salinas Assembly Center April, 1942

 

 

Census Totals

1850 1860 1870 1880
1,872 4,739 9,876 11,309

 

Territorial History

1850 One of the 27 original counties
  Territory from San Luis Obispo to Monterey (1851)
Territory from Monterey to San Luis Obispo (1861)
Territory from San Luis Obispo to Monterey (1872)
Territory from San Luis Obispo to Monterey (1863)
Territory from Monterey to San Benito (1874)

 

Named for the Bay of Monterey.

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