• River: Rivanna River
• Length: 23 Miles
• Surface Area: 350 Acres
• Drainage Area: 9 Square Miles
Lake Monticello is a census-designated place (CDP) in Fluvanna County, Virginia, United States. The community is centered on a lake of the same name, which is formed by a dam on a short tributary of the nearby Rivanna River. Lake Monticello is part of the Charlottesville Metropolitan Statistical Area. It's essentially a bedroom community of Charlottesville, and to a smaller extent Richmond. It also has a sizable retirement age population.