Phone Numbers & Newcomer Information

Use this handy reference of important newcomer information to get off to a great start in Monticello and Drew County. For additional assistance, please feel free to call the Monticello-Drew County Chamber of Commerce at 367-6741. Unless noted, all phone numbers listed here are area code 870.

Protective Services

  Dial 911 For All Emergencies

Fire Departments

The Monticello Fire Department operates two stations with 11 full-time & 13 paid-per-call personnel. The City of Monticello has an insurance classification of 6. For non-emergency business, call 367-5433.


Monticello Police Department:
The Monticello Police Department operates with 25 full-time and 10 auxiliary officers. For non-emergency business, call 367-3411.
Drew County Sheriff's Department:
The Drew County Sheriff's Department operates with 10 full-time, 12 part-time & 17 auxiliary officers. For non-emergency business, call 367-6211

Emergency Room

Drew Memorial Hospital: 367-2411
Emergency room is physician-staffed 24 hours a day


Monticello Ambulance Service, Inc. operates 2 ambulances manned by paramedics and equipped to provide advanced cardiac life support. Yearly memberships are available. Call 367-7384 for non-emergency business.

Cable Television

Cablevision of Monticello: 367-7300

Driver's Licenses & Auto Tags

Dept. of Finance & Revenue: 367-5226
Arkansas State Police require that new residents acquire an Arkansas Driver's License as soon as residency in the state is established.
Arkansas State Police require that new residents acquire Arkansas auto license and registration as soon as residency in the state is established.

Phone Prefixes

Monticello: 367, 460
Wilmar: 469
Tillar, Reed, Selma & Winchester: 392
A call from a Monticello prefix to Wilmar prefix or from Wilmar to a Monticello prefix is a local call.

School Registration

Monticello School District: 367-4000
Drew Central School District: 367-5369

Trash Pickups

City of Monticello: City owned & operated service. Two weekly pick-ups @ $11.50 per month. Two weekly business pickups @ $35.00 per month. To establish service or for larger pickups, call the City Sanitation Department at 367-3415.

Drew County: County owned and operated. One weekly pickup @ $10.50 per month. To establish service, call the Drew County Sanitation office at 460-6293.

The City of Monticello operates a recycling facility at 1466 Old Warren Road. Cardboard, aluminum cans, newspapers, plastic soda bottles, milk jugs and magazines are accepted. Residents may also call the facility at 367-4407 to sign up for weekly curbside pick-up service each Wednesday. Participants in the curbside program are asked to separate cardboard from newspapers and to rinse out all bottles. Recycling center hours are 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the first and third Saturdays of each month.


City: Entergy Corporation: (800)368-3749
County: C & L Electric Cooperative: 628-4221

Natural Gas

CenterPoint Energy Arkla: 367-5344

Propane Gas

Cash and Sons LP Gas: 367-8227
Matthews: 367-2709
Southern LP Gas: 367-3321

Telephone Service

Monticello Calling Area: AT& T
Residential Service: (800)464-7928
Commercial Service: (800)499-7928


City: 367-3415
County: water service provided by independent water association

Voter Registration

Drew County Courthouse: 460-6260
Persons can also register when obtaining a driver's license at the Dept. of Finance & Revenue or at the Monticello Branch Library (367-8583).

204 W Gaines St Monticello, AR 71655 - (870) 367-3415

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