Monterey is a town in Putnam County, Tennessee, United States. The population was 2,717 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Cookeville, Tennessee Micropolitan Statistical Area.
Monterey is located at 36°8′43″N 85°15′57″W / 36.14528°N 85.26583°W / 36.14528; -85.26583 (36.145291, -85.265757).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 3.0 square miles (7.7 km²), of which, 3.0 square miles (7.6 km²) of it is land and 0.34% is water.