Fast Facts


Brinkley, Monroe County, Arkansas is in the northeast portion of the state.

Mileage and direction to major cities:

Atlanta 486 miles SE Chicago 564 miles NE Dallas 415 miles SW Little Rock 64 miles W Memphis 69 miles E New Orleans 409 miles SE New York 1,229 miles NE St. Louis 310 miles NE Tulsa 348 miles NW


City of Brinkley (2004 census): 3,188
Monroe County (2004 census): 8,149 County (Source: U.S. Census)


Mean daily maximum temperature: 77 degrees
Mean daily minimum temperatures: 52 degrees
Normal humidity (mean daily noon): 57%
Normal humidity (mean daily midnight): 79%
Maximum temperature of 90 degrees & over: 53 days
Minimum temperature of 32 degrees & under: 45 days

Utilities/City Services

Entergy Corporation
Transmission voltages: 115,000-230,000
City primary voltages: 13,800
Service voltages available: 120, 240, 480

Natural Gas
CenterPoint Energy
Heat value: 1,000 BTU
Source: Texas Eastern Transmission

Sewer System
Brinkley Wastewater
Capacity: 700,000 gpd
Peak sewer treatment: 545,000 gpd
Surplus capacity: 150,000 gpd

Brinkley Municipal Water System
Source: 2 wells
Storage capacity: 1,000,000 gals.
Pumping capacity: 1,800,000 gpd
Peak consumption: 1,500,000 gpd
Surplus capacity: 1,300,000 gpd
Amply supply of potable water with 0.7 pH.

Southwestern Bell Telephone
Digital switching provided via Northern Telcom switch
High-speed data services available
Fiber-based tool route

Police Protection
Brinkley Police Department
Number of officers: 18
Equipment: 4 vehicles
Service is available to industrial plants outside the city limits.

Fire Protection
Brinkley Fire Department
Number of paid fire fighters: 1
Number of volunteer fire fighters: 19
Equipment: 7 units
Fire Insurance Rating: Class 6
1 million dollar facility
Vehicle extraction
Living quarters, kitchen & exercise room
Service is available to industrial plants outside the city limits.

Brinkley Medical Clinic
AR Care Clinic
Forrest City Medical Center: 26 miles
Stuttgart Regional Medical Center: 36 miles

Interstate 40
U.S. Highways 49, 70
Arkansas Highway 17

Motor Freight Carriers
There are approximately seven motor freight carriers that service the Brinkley area.

Days Transit Time by Highway to:
Chicago: 2
Dallas: 1
Kansas City: 2
Los Angeles: 4
New York: 4
St. Louis: 1

Main Line: Union Pacific Railroad
Days Transit by Rail to:
Chicago: 2
Dallas: 2
Kansas City: 2
Los Angeles: 4
New York: 5
St. Louis: 1

Frank Federer Memorial Airport
Runway: 75� x 4,000�
Paved surface
Lighted: 2+20
Unicom 122.8 Remote 2 Clicks
Courtesy Car
Fuel 100 LL & Jet A
Services: 870-734-3737
Nearest Commercial Service:
Little Rock National Airport: 68 miles

Arkansas River: 64 miles
White River

The Little Rock Port and Foreign Trade Zone #14 offer the following services:

Barge Truck terminals
Rail Warehouses
Material handling equipment
13 ICC common carriers and 18 contract carrier barge lines are available.
There is a slack water harbor at this location