DLI - Presidio of Monterey - On and Off Base Information

DLI - Presidio of Monterey Housing Information

DLI - Presidio of Monterey Housing and Information:

Location:  The Presidio of Monterey (POM) is located in Monterey County, the city of Monterey, California, about 117 miles south of San Francisco, on the Pacific coast.  The mission of POM is to provide professional base support services which facilitate mission readiness and promote well-being for all supported elements.

Cost of Living: High compared to the U.S. average

Base Operator: 831-242-5119, 312-768-5119

Area Population:  31,450

Schools: Elementary and middle school on post operated by Monterey Peninsula Unified School District (MPUSD). MPUSD has 11 elementary schools, 4 middle schools, and three high schools. There are seven additional school districts in the area.

Army Community Service:  ACS  831-242-7660

Housing: The Presidio of Monterey has "privatized" all military housing in the Monterey community.  190 officer family units; 1,300 enlisted family units; six single service member units. For more information call 831-644-0400.

Base Location

1759 Lewis Rd, Suite 210
Monterey, CA 93944

Blog Posts (See all 4 posts)

When we lived in Monterey, we ate a lot, often. I think this is where I found the majority of the 15 pounds I brought to Northern Virginia (NOVA). Even with all of the extra gym time the weight loss required, sampling as much of California’s central coast’s culinary scene was an integral part of our stay there. Although there were plenty of high end, trend setting and expensive places in our area, we had a kid and needed better than average food served with a side of crayons on the menu. Happily these two local institutions fit the bill and we were repeat customers. The Best Family Friendly R... read more

Many families choose to celebrate their children’s birthdays right in their own backyards or at one of the many local picturesque parks because the weather in Monterey and surrounding area is predictable and pleasant most days. But sometimes, life is busy and it is easier to let professionals take over the birthday party planning. Our daughter’s last birthday coincided with a pending PCS trip back to the East Coast. As much as she wanted a party at our house, preparations to move had begun and I couldn’t bring myself to delve into what needed to be done to have a house full of kids and parent... read more

I walked for hours most days while living in Pacific Grove, which meant I was able to see many more miles of scenic interests than perhaps a tourist cruising in a car would. A good friend and local turned me onto a loop of about 6 miles that included beach front trails tying Asilomar State Beach and the Monterey Bay Coastal Recreation Trail together. Both are well known and well loved by residents and tourists alike. Although my walking path through Asilomar was the same, the view varied daily ranging from sunlit skies to blankets of clouds and fog rolling onto the shore. A unique and sweet t... read more

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