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Outdoor Activities ...

As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).

When in Monticello, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Monticello and the surrounding area.

  • Weather ...
  • Astronomy & Satellites ...
    • Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help you to find your way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website will help you find planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their tracks across the sky.
    • To give accurate results, Heavens-Above requires the latitude and longitude of your location. As a starting point, when we link to Heavens-Above, we pass this GPS location for Monticello:
    • 33.629587, -91.790860
    • Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve its accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude as your actual position.
    • The Heavens-Above Website, centered on Monticello
  • Waymarking ...
    • Looking for somewhere out of the ordinary? Find a unique place and want to share it with others? Then it's time to visit Waymarking.com:
    • Waymark.com

Communities Also Named Monticello ...

We have found 41 communities that share the name Monticello.

Within Arkansas, the name Monticello is unique.

Beyond Arkansas, we know of another 41 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 41 communities, 39 are located in the United States and two are in Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Pike County
      • This Monticello is located in Pike County and lies 370 miles [595.5 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Monticello that is located in Drew County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monticello
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pike County community of Monticello.
    • California
      • Napa County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the California community of Monticello [Napa County].
    • Florida
      • Jefferson County
      • This Monticello is located in Jefferson County and lies 509 miles [819.2 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Monticello that is located in Drew County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monticello
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jefferson County community of Monticello.
    • Georgia
      • Jasper County
      • This Monticello is located in Jasper County and lies 467 miles [751.6 km]<1> to the east of the Monticello that is located in Drew County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monticello
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jasper County community of Monticello.
      • Richmond County
      • This Monticello is located in Richmond County and lies 561 miles [902.8 km] to the east of the Monticello that is located in Drew County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monticello
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Richmond County community of Monticello.
    • Illinois
      • Piatt County
      • This Monticello is located in Piatt County and lies 476 miles [766 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Monticello that is located in Drew County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monticello
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Piatt County community of Monticello.
    • Indiana
      • White County
      • This Monticello is located in White County and lies 563 miles [906.1 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Monticello that is located in Drew County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monticello
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the White County community of Monticello.
    • Iowa
      • Jones County
      • This Monticello is located in Jones County and lies 594 miles [956 km]<1> to the north of the Monticello that is located in Drew County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monticello
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jones County community of Monticello.
    • Kansas
      • Brown County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Monticello [Brown County].
      • Johnson County
      • This Monticello is located in Johnson County and lies 407 miles [655 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Monticello that is located in Drew County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monticello
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Johnson County community of Monticello.
    • Kentucky
      • Fayette County
      • This Monticello is located in Fayette County and lies 504 miles [811.1 km]<1> to the northeast of the Monticello that is located in Drew County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monticello
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fayette County community of Monticello.
      • Wayne County
      • This Monticello is located in Wayne County and lies 449 miles [722.6 km] to the east northeast of the Monticello that is located in Drew County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monticello
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Wayne County community of Monticello.
    • Louisiana
      • East Baton Rouge Parish
      • This Monticello is located in East Baton Rouge Parish and lies 221 miles [355.7 km]<1> to the south of the Monticello that is located in Drew County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monticello
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the East Baton Rouge Parish community of Monticello.
      • East Carroll Parish
      • This Monticello is located in East Carroll Parish and lies 74 miles [119.1 km] to the south southeast of the Monticello that is located in Drew County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monticello
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the East Carroll Parish community of Monticello.
      • Plaquemines Parish
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Louisiana community of Monticello [Plaquemines Parish].
    • Maine
      • Aroostook County
      • This Monticello is located in Aroostook County and lies 1,530 miles [2,462.3 km]<1> to the northeast of the Monticello that is located in Drew County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monticello
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Aroostook County community of Monticello.
    • Minnesota
      • Wright County
      • This Monticello is located in Wright County and lies 812 miles [1,306.8 km]<1> to the north of the Monticello that is located in Drew County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monticello
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Wright County community of Monticello.
    • Mississippi
      • Lawrence County
      • This Monticello is located in Lawrence County and lies 173 miles [278.4 km]<1> to the southeast of the Monticello that is located in Drew County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monticello
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lawrence County community of Monticello.
    • Missouri
      • Chariton County
      • Although located in Chariton County, we don't know the location within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Chariton County community of Monticello.
      • Howard County
      • This community is historic<2> and although located in Howard County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Howard County community of Monticello.
      • Lewis County
      • This Monticello is located in Lewis County and lies 448 miles [721 km]<1> to the north of the Monticello that is located in Drew County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monticello
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lewis County community of Monticello.
    • New Mexico
      • Bernalillo County
      • This Monticello is located in Bernalillo County and lies 840 miles [1,351.8 km]<1> to the west of the Monticello that is located in Drew County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monticello
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bernalillo County community of Monticello.
      • Sierra County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the New Mexico community of Monticello [Sierra County].
    • New York
      • Otsego County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the New York community of Monticello [Otsego County].
      • Sullivan County
      • This Monticello is located in Sullivan County and lies 1,084 miles [1,744.5 km]<1> to the northeast of the Monticello that is located in Drew County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monticello
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sullivan County community of Monticello.
    • North Carolina
      • Guilford County
      • This Monticello is located in Guilford County and lies 708 miles [1,139.4 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Monticello that is located in Drew County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monticello
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Guilford County community of Monticello.
      • Iredell County
      • This Monticello is located in Iredell County and lies 633 miles [1,018.7 km] to the east northeast of the Monticello that is located in Drew County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monticello
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Iredell County community of Monticello.
      • Washington County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the North Carolina community of Monticello [Washington County].
    • Ohio
      • Fairfield County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Ohio community of Monticello [Fairfield County].
      • Van Wert County
      • This Monticello is located in Van Wert County and lies 633 miles [1,018.7 km]<1> to the northeast of the Monticello that is located in Drew County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monticello
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Van Wert County community of Monticello.
    • Ontario
      • This Monticello lies 939 miles [1,511.2 km]<1> to the northeast of the Monticello that is located in Drew County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monticello
    • Pennsylvania
      • Columbia County
      • This Monticello is located in Columbia County and lies 990 miles [1,593.3 km]<1> to the northeast of the Monticello that is located in Drew County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monticello
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Columbia County community of Monticello.
    • Prince Edward Island
      • This Monticello lies 1,771 miles [2,850.1 km]<1> to the northeast of the Monticello that is located in Drew County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monticello
    • South Carolina
      • Fairfield County
      • This Monticello is located in Fairfield County and lies 602 miles [968.8 km]<1> to the east of the Monticello that is located in Drew County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monticello
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fairfield County community of Monticello.
    • Tennessee
      • Williamson County
      • This Monticello is located in Williamson County and lies 321 miles [516.6 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Monticello that is located in Drew County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monticello
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Williamson County community of Monticello.
      • Wilson County
      • This Monticello is located in Wilson County and lies 345 miles [555.2 km] to the east northeast of the Monticello that is located in Drew County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monticello
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Wilson County community of Monticello.
    • Texas
      • Titus County
      • This Monticello is located in Titus County and lies 193 miles [310.6 km]<1> to the west of the Monticello that is located in Drew County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monticello
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Titus County community of Monticello.
    • Utah
      • San Juan County
      • This Monticello is located in San Juan County and lies 1,024 miles [1,648 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Monticello that is located in Drew County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monticello
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the San Juan County community of Monticello.
    • Virginia
      • Albemarle County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Virginia community of Monticello [Albemarle County].
    • Washington
      • Cowlitz County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Washington community of Monticello [Cowlitz County].
    • Wisconsin
      • Green County
      • This Monticello is located in Green County and lies 640 miles [1,030 km]<1> to the north of the Monticello that is located in Drew County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monticello
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Green County community of Monticello.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Monticello ...

As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always wonder about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

  • Green Hill [Drew County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Green Hill
    • Green Hill [Drew County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Monticello
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Green Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Hill
  • Jeter [Drew County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jeter
    • Jeter [Drew County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southeast of Monticello
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jeter have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Lone Sasafras [Drew County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lone Sasafras
    • Lone Sasafras [Drew County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the south of Monticello
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lone Sasafras have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Paradise [Drew County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paradise
    • Paradise [Drew County] was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Monticello
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paradise have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Red Neck [Drew County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Red Neck
      • Red Neck [Drew County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Monticello
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Neck have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Reed Settlement [Drew County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reed Settlement
      • Reed Settlement [Drew County] was located 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the south of Monticello
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reed Settlement have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Rose Hill [Drew County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rose Hill
      • Rose Hill [Drew County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Monticello
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rose Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rose Hill
    • Rough and Ready [Drew County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rough and Ready
      • Rough and Ready [Drew County] was located less than 2 miles<1> to the south of Monticello
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rough and Ready have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Scrouge Out [Drew County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scrouge Out
      • Scrouge Out [Drew County] was located 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Monticello
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scrouge Out have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Tennessee [Drew County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tennessee
      • Tennessee [Drew County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west of Monticello
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tennessee have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tennessee

Notable Births & Deaths ...

This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Monticello. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.

  • View Our List ...
    • Charlie May Simon     (Author)
      • Author. She was born in Monticello on Tueday August 17, 1897 and died in Little Rock (Arkansas) on Monday March 21, 1977 at the age of 79. She is buried at Mt. Holly Cemetery (Pulaski County, Arkansas).
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Charlie May Simon<5>

How Far From Monticello to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers, Almanacs & Directories that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a city such as Monticello to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Monticello and extending to:

  • View Our List ...
    • Little Rock, which is the State Capital of Arkansas, lies 81 miles [130.4 km]<1> to the north northwest (NNW). If you could drive a straight line from Monticello to Little Rock, with an average speed<6>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 5 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of three days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 896 miles [1,442 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving would take most of two days, a buggy would take 35 days and walking would take 51 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,748 miles [10,859.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,471 miles [12,023.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,347 miles [8,605.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for 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>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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: 33.6296, Longitude: -91.7909    
<2>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Monticello, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<3>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Monticello could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<4>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.
<5>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.
<6>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.
<7>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Monticello to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 316.771 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 312.891 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 312.347 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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