Hot Lines & Inside Info

Who you gonna call? We'll tell you.


Emergencies: 911

Alcoholics Anonymous: 726-6750,

Better Business Bureau: 759-1300,

Child abuse hotline: 877-237-0004

Community services information: 211

Crime Stoppers: 525-5122,

Non-emergency police calls: 545-COPS (2677)

Poison emergency: 800-222-1222

Suicide intervention: 274-7477

Time and temperature: 526-5261

Car and Driver


Drivers' license testing stations: 543-7920

6340 Summer Avenue, 3040 Walnut Grove Road, 3200 E. Shelby Drive, 5019 W. Union Road. You may renew your license at the County Clerk's office at 150 Washington Avenue, or online at

Pay traffic tickets: 636-3400,

Vehicle inspection stations: 528-2904

590 Washington Avenue, 855 North White Station, 1720 R.K.S. Commercial Cove

To view the current traffic at a station, see the Motor Vehicle Inspection Bureau webcams at:

Vehicle registration and renewal: 545-4244, County Clerk's office, 150 Washington Avenue

Home Sweet Home


Building permits and inspections: 379-4200,

Pay property taxes: 521-1829,

Property values: 379-7333,

Legal Ease


Birth and death certificates: Health Department, 544-7600

Marriage licenses: (You must apply in person, no less than 30 days before the ceremony) 150 Washington Avenue, 7930 Nelson Road (Millington Town Hall), 1075 Mullins Station Road

Passports: Main post office, 521-2559,

555 S. 3rd Street

Shelby County Register of Deeds: 379-7500, 1075 Mullins Station Road,

Voter information: 545-4136,

Mass Transit


Airport: 922-8000,

Bus and trolley schedules: Memphis Area Transit Authority, 722-7100,

Train travel: Amtrak, 545 S. Main Street, 526-0052,

Public Works


Downed power lines, gas leaks, burst water pipes: MLGW, 544-6549

Fire hydrant repairs: Memphis Fire Department, 320-5351

Recycling: 576-6851, extension 1

Sanitation: Solid Waste Management, 576-6730



Cable: Comcast 259-1400,; DirecTV 730-4462,

Memphis Light, Gas and Water: 820-7878,

Telephone/Internet: BellSouth/AT&T 888-757-6500,; Comcast 259-1400,



Childrens Museum of Memphis: 2525 Central Avenue, 458-2678,

Chucalissa Museum: 1987 Indian Village Drive, 785-3160,

Cotton Museum: 65 Union Avenue, 531-7826,

Fire Museum of Memphis: 118 Adams Avenue, 320-5650,

Graceland: 3734 Elvis Presley Boulevard, 332-3322,

Lichterman Nature Center: 5992 Quince Road, 767-7322

Memphis Botanic Garden: 750 Cherry Road, 576-4100,

Memphis Motorsports Park: 5500 Victory Lane, 358-7223,

Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum: 191 Beale Street, Suite 100, 205-2533,

Mud Island River Park: 125 North Front, 576-7241,

Memphis Zoo: 2000 Prentiss Place (Overton Park), 276-9453,

National Civil Rights Museum: 450 Mulberry Street, 521-9699,

Pink Palace Museum: 3050 Central Avenue, 320-6362,

Shelby Farms Park: 500 North Pine Lake Drive, 767-7275,

Stax Museum of American Soul Music: 926 East McLemore, 946-2535,

Sun Studio: 706 Union Avenue, 521-0664,

W.C. Handy House & Museum: 352 Beale Street, 527-3427,

Woodruff-Fontaine House Museum: 680 Adams Avenue, 526-1469,

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