Newcomer's Guide

Numbers and tips for getting acquainted with the Bluff City.



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illustration by Joseph P. Wieronski | memphis urban sketchers

Promotions/Tourism

Memphis Convention and Visitors Bureau:  47 Union Ave., 543-5300, memphistravel.com
Memphis & Shelby County Film/TV Commission: 50 Peabody Place, Suite 250, 527-8300, filmmemphis.org
City of Memphis/Tourism: memphistravel.com
Memphis City Beautiful: 664 Adams Ave., 522-1135, memphiscitybeautiful.org
Memphis Area Association of Governments: 8289 Cordova Road, Suite 103, 729-2871, maagov.org

 

PUBLIC SAFETY

Emergency: 911
Police Non-Emergency: 545-2677 (COPS)
Fire Non-Emergency: 458-8281
Shelby County Sheriff Non-Emergency: 379-7625
Shelby County Fire Non-Emergency: 379-7070

 

TRANSIT

Bus & Trolley: Memphis Area Transit Authority, 722-7100, matatransit.com
Memphis International Airport: 922-8000, mscaa.com
Train Station: Central Station, 545 S. Main St., 526-0052 amtrak.com

 

UTILITIES & RECYCLING

Residential Telephone: Bellsouth, 385-4966, att.com
Cable: Comcast, 259-2225, comcast.com
City Beautiful Commission: 664 Adams Ave., 522-1135
Memphis Light, Gas, & Water Division: 245 S. Main St., 544-6549 (MLGW), mlgw.com
Public Works Division/Solid Waste Management: 125 N. Main St., 576-6730

 

VEHICLE COMPLIANCE

Drivers License Service Centers: 6340 Summer Ave., 543-7920; 3040 Walnut Grove Rd., 452-7148; 220 U.S. 51 (Covington), 475-2517; 5019 West Union Rd. (Millington), 872-0800
Registration & Renewal: County Clerk’s Office, 150 Washington Ave., 222-3000, tennesseeanytime.org
Traffic Fines: City Court Clerk’s Office, Traffic Violations Bureau, 201 Poplar LL-80, 636-3400, epayments.cityofmemphis.org      

   

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