Monticello, the seat of Wayne county, is located near the center of the county on Elk Spring Creek at the intersection of KY 90 and KY 92. Monticello was established when the county was formed in 1800 and named for the home of Thomas Jefferson. Monticello was incorporated in 1810. The Monticello Court House post office opened in 1803. The population in 2010 was 6,188.
- Monticello, City of
- Monticello/Wayne County Chamber of Commerce
- Wayne County Fiscal Court
- Wayne County Historical Society
- Wayne County Outlook
- Wayne County Public Library
- Wayne County Schools