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Living in Morrilton, AR

Experience the Charms of Our Small City.

A Hidden Gem in the Arkansas River Valley

Situated in the picturesque Arkansas River Valley, our city offers a delightful blend of community spirit and urban amenities. From thriving local businesses to top-notch schools and quality of life, living in Morrilton is an experience like no other. Whether you’re a newcomer or a lifelong resident, you’ll find something special in our welcoming community.

Morrilton’s unique charm is not just about its beautiful landscape and friendly people. It’s a place where your aspirations can thrive, your children can grow, and your life can flourish. Our commitment to maintaining the warmth and character of our town while fostering growth and opportunity is what makes Morrilton an ideal place to call home.

Where Affordability Meets Quality Living

Experience the joys of life in Morrilton with our affordable housing options, a dynamic job market, exceptional schools, and a strong sense of community. Whether you’re seeking a quiet neighborhood to raise a family or a place to retire, Morrilton has something to offer everyone.

A line of store fronts and a tall bank building in downtown Morrilton.

Why Morrilton

Morrilton’s rich history, natural beauty, and close-knit community create an ideal environment for a high quality of life.

The Devil Dog Arena at sunset. The sky is full of scattered pink clouds. The front of the arena is mostly made of windows.


Discover the excellent educational opportunities available in Morrilton, from top-rated public schools to private institutions.

A line of store fronts and a tall brick bank or office building on a street corner in downtown Morrilton.

Working In Morrilton

Explore the job opportunities, local businesses, and career prospects that Morrilton has to offer.

City of Morrilton logo: a swoop of green in the shape of a hill with a sun peeking from behind it. Below the logo it says "Morrilton | Board of Zoning Adjustment Commission"

Zoning Map

Understand the city’s zoning regulations to ensure a harmonious living experience.

A police car with its lights on sitting in front of the Morrilton wall mural. The mural has an American flag background, a train, a plane, and the bottom is a pond.

Important Numbers

Find essential contact information for city services and emergency assistance.

The front of Conway County Courthouse. The building is mostly brown brick with the center being white stone tiles. Stone plaques stand out front of the courthouse.

Who Represents Morrilton

Meet the dedicated individuals working to make Morrilton a great place to live.

A neighborhood street in the early evening in Autumn. The trees are slowly turning red and yellow and lawns are still green. A half moon is rising in the blue sky.

Affordable Housing

Morrilton offers an incredibly affordable cost of living, making it an ideal destination for individuals and families looking to stretch their budgets without compromising on quality. The city’s housing market offers a diverse range of options, from cozy apartments to spacious homes, all at a median home cost that is 67% below the national average. Whether you’re a first-time homebuyer or a seasoned homeowner, you’ll find that your hard-earned dollars go further here, allowing you to live comfortably and invest in your future. With lower utility costs and an array of local amenities, Morrilton provides an excellent balance of affordability and an exceptional quality of life.

Useful Links & Resources

Frequently Asked Questions

Tickets can be paid at the Morrilton Police Department at 119 N Division Street in Morrilton.  Hours are Monday – Friday, 8am – 4:30pm.

Waste and recycle bins are assigned to addresses and should not be moved. Please contact Morrilton City Hall at 501-354-3484 if you need to request new bins if unavailable at your new home.

Morrilton City Hall is an Arkansas State Police Drivers Testing Site. The tests are offered every Thursday from 9a-4p by a member of the Arkansas State Police Department. Contact (479) 754-3096.

Yes. Burn permits are issued by the County Office of Emergency Management. Contact 501-215-4911 to secure a permit. Check the Burn Ban status here.

The Conway County Clean-Up occurs twice a year (April and October).  Please follow our Facebook and Twitter pages to keep up with the exact dates.  We’ll also announce dates on this website.

Please call 501-354-5299 to schedule a date to have your waste picked up.  Please do not expect it to be picked up by our trash provider.

Please call 501-354-8020 to get an address.

Register your property with  Smart911 allows you to provide household, medical, and other information to the county’s 911 system.

Absolutely! We have parks, outdoor trails, and a vibrant community that hosts various events throughout the year.

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Ready to Experience Morrilton's Charm?

We invite you to explore our community and see why so many people have found their home here.