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Monticello, Arkansas

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The location of Monticello

Welcome to Monticello ...

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

The location of Monticello has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Monticello has a population of 9,627 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 ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Monticello had a population of 9,467 people (which is 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 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).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Monticello had an population of 9,627 people. This is an increase of 1.69% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.26% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Monticello ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Monticello and not the distance if you are driving.<6>.

Community   2017
Dermott   [Map]   2,597   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Fountain Hill   [Map]   160   S   18 miles [29 km]
Long View Ferry   [Map]   ---   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Reed   [Map]   153   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Rye   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Sumpter   [Map]   ---   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Monticello. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Monticello. Our list includes 11 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 ...

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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.

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<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.

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Monticello.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Monticello - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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.

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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Monticello. Since we usually use Google Maps, 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: 33.6254, Longitude: -91.7935     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Monticello have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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