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Welcome to Monticello ...

The city of Monticello is located in Drew County<1> and is the County Seat for Drew County.

The pronunciation of Monticello: mont-uh-SELL-o<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Monticello has a population of 9,372 people<3> (see below for details).

Monticello is 280 feet [85 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Monticello lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Monticello is located in the (870) area code.

The ZIP codes for Monticello: 71655-71657<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Monticello had an population of 9,372 people. This is a decrease of 1% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.47% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Monticello had a population of 9,467 people (or 51.15% of the total population of Drew County). This makes Monticello the county's most populous community.

The population of Monticello represents 0.32% of the total population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 40th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 9,467 people, the population of Monticello increased 3.51% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 9,146 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Monticello.

Communities Also Named Monticello ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 41 communities that are also named Monticello - they are located in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Louisiana (3), Maine, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (3), New Mexico (2), New York (2), North Carolina (3), Ohio (2), Ontario, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Monticello.

Communities near Monticello ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Monticello.

  • Warren [Bradley County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Warren
    • Warren [Bradley County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Monticello
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,587 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warren have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warren
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Warren<8>
  • Wilmar [Drew County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilmar
    • Wilmar [Drew County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the west of Monticello
    • Estimated population in 2019: 485 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilmar have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilmar
  • Fountain Hill [Ashley County]
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    • Fountain Hill [Ashley County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Monticello
    • Estimated population in 2019: 158 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fountain Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fountain Hill
  • Collins [Drew County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Collins
    • Collins [Drew County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Monticello
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Collins
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Rye [Cleveland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rye
      • Rye [Cleveland County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Monticello
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rye
    • Tyro [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tyro
      • Tyro [Lincoln County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the north of Monticello
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tyro
    • Sumpter [Bradley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sumpter
      • Sumpter [Bradley County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Monticello
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sumpter
    • Long View Ferry [Bradley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Long View Ferry
      • Long View Ferry [Bradley County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Monticello
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Long View Ferry
    • Reed [Desha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reed
      • Reed [Desha County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<6> to the east of Monticello
      • Estimated population in 2019: 147 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reed have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reed
    • Tillar [Drew County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tillar
      • Tillar [Drew County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<6> to the east of Monticello
      • Estimated population in 2019: 212 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tillar have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tillar

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Monticello. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Monticello.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Monticello. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Monticello.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Monticello. Our list includes 11 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Monticello.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Monticello ...

Looking for more information about Monticello? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Monticello, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Monticello.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Arkansas

About Drew County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Monticello. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Arkansas: https://portal.arkansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arkansas' counties, including Drew, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Monticello. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Monticello.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Monticello - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Monticello). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Monticello or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Monticello includes: 71655, 71656 & 71657.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Monticello) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Monticello. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Monticello

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Monticello. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6296, Longitude: -91.7909    
<7>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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