RoadsideThoughs depends on cookies for its operation. Please refer to our Privacy page for details. By closing this banner or continuing to browse RoadsideThoughts, you agree to the use of cookies.

  RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
  Sitemap
     
>> >> >> >>
 
   
 

Mount Vernon, Alabama
(Mobile County)

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Wish
List
Other AL
Communities

 The location of Mount Vernon 

Click for Interactive Map

Click for Interactive Map
(Location provided by the GNIS)
 
Click here for an interactive map for
Mount Vernon
and the surrounding area.
 
 
 
 
Learn About
The Commemorative
Quarter for
Alabama
 
The Commemorative Quarter for Alabama

Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Mount Vernon.

This page contains two sections:

How Far From Mount Vernon to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a town such as Mount Vernon to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Mount Vernon to:

  • Mobile [Map], which is the Seat of Mobile County, lies 27 miles [43.5 km] to the South. If you could walk a straight line from Mount Vernon to Mobile, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just about two full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take just over a day.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 134 miles [215.7 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than three hours, a buggy would take 6 days and walking would take 8 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 821 miles [1,321.3 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 32 days and walking would take 47 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,718 miles [10,811.6 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 7,421 miles [11,942.9 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,299 miles [8,527.9 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Mount Vernon ...

We have found 85 communities that share the name Mount Vernon.

Within Alabama, there are 4 communities which are also named Mount Vernon. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 80 communities in the United States and Canada - with 82 of those located in the United States.

In addition to the above occurrences of Mount Vernon, we know of 1 communities located outside of the United States and Canada.

We have broken our list into three sections:

Other Communities located in Alabama

Communities located beyond Alabama

Communities located internationally


Other Communities Located In Alabama

Cullman County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Cullman County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<7>
Although located in Cullman County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

DeKalb County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, DeKalb County   [Map]
Distance: About 256 miles [412 km] to the North Northeast

Fayette County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Fayette County   [Map]
Distance: About 182 miles [292.9 km] to the North

Lamar County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Lamar County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Lamar County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

Jump ahead to ...

 ArkansasMaineNew MexicoSouth Dakota
 CaliforniaMarylandNew YorkTennessee
 ColoradoMichiganNorth CarolinaTexas
 GeorgiaMinnesotaOhioVirginia
 IllinoisMississippiOntarioWashington
 IndianaMissouriOregonWest Virginia
 IowaNebraskaPennsylvaniaWisconsin
 KansasNew HampshirePrince Edward Island 
 KentuckyNew JerseySouth Carolina 

Arkansas

Columbia County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Columbia County   [Map]
Distance: About 349 miles [561.7 km] to the West Northwest

Faulkner County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Faulkner County   [Map]
Distance: About 371 miles [597.1 km] to the Northwest

Johnson County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Johnson County   [Map]
Distance: About 438 miles [704.9 km] to the Northwest

Saint Francis County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Saint Francis County   [Map]
This community is historic.<8>
Distance: About 315 miles [506.9 km] to the North Northwest

- Return to top

California

Sierra County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Sierra County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 1,925 miles [3,098 km] to the West Northwest

Sutter County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Sutter County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,972 miles [3,173.6 km] to the West Northwest

- Return to top

Colorado

Arapahoe County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Arapahoe County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Arapahoe County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

- Return to top

Georgia

Catoosa County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Catoosa County   [Map]
Distance: About 319 miles [513.4 km] to the North Northeast

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 327 miles [526.3 km] to the East Northeast

Muscogee County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Muscogee County   [Map]
Distance: About 203 miles [326.7 km] to the East Northeast

Richmond County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Richmond County   [Map]
Distance: About 383 miles [616.4 km] to the East Northeast

Walton County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Walton County   [Map]
Distance: About 317 miles [510.2 km] to the Northeast

Whitfield County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Whitfield County   [Map]
Distance: About 307 miles [494.1 km] to the North Northeast

- Return to top

Illinois

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Jefferson County   [Map]
Distance: About 501 miles [806.3 km] to the North

Kendall County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Kendall County
Although located in Kendall County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

- Return to top

Indiana

Posey County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Posey County   [Map]
Distance: About 472 miles [759.6 km] to the North

Wabash County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Wabash County   [Map]
Distance: About 672 miles [1,081.5 km] to the North

- Return to top

Iowa

Linn County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Linn County   [Map]
Distance: About 771 miles [1,240.8 km] to the North Northwest

- Return to top

Kansas

Chautauqua County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Chautauqua County
This community is historic.
Although located in Chautauqua County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Cowley County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Cowley County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Cowley County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Douglas County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Douglas County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Douglas County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Elk County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Elk County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Elk County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Franklin County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Franklin County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Franklin County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Kingman County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Kingman County   [Map]
Distance: About 722 miles [1,161.9 km] to the Northwest

Lincoln County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Lincoln County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Lincoln County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

- Return to top

Kentucky

Fayette County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Fayette County   [Map]
Distance: About 518 miles [833.6 km] to the North Northeast

Lewis County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Lewis County
Although located in Lewis County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Rockcastle County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Rockcastle County   [Map]
Distance: About 480 miles [772.5 km] to the North Northeast

- Return to top

Maine

Kennebec County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Kennebec County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,345 miles [2,164.6 km] to the Northeast

- Return to top

Maryland

Baltimore City

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Baltimore City   [Map]
Distance: About 855 miles [1,376 km] to the Northeast

Somerset County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Somerset County   [Map]
Distance: About 849 miles [1,366.3 km] to the Northeast

Wicomico County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Wicomico County   [Map]
Distance: About 863 miles [1,388.9 km] to the Northeast

- Return to top

Michigan

Macomb County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Macomb County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 848 miles [1,364.7 km] to the North Northeast

- Return to top

Minnesota

Winona County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Winona County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Winona County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

- Return to top

Mississippi

Lee County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Lee County   [Map]
Distance: About 227 miles [365.3 km] to the North

Newton County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Newton County   [Map]
Distance: About 100 miles [160.9 km] to the Northwest

- Return to top

Missouri

Gentry County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Gentry County
Although located in Gentry County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Lafayette County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Lafayette County
Although located in Lafayette County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Lawrence County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Lawrence County   [Map]
Distance: About 531 miles [854.6 km] to the Northwest

Moniteau County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Moniteau County
This community is historic.
Although located in Moniteau County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

- Return to top

Nebraska

Cheyenne County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Cheyenne County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,090 miles [1,754.2 km] to the Northwest

- Return to top

New Hampshire

Hillsborough County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Hillsborough County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Hillsborough County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

- Return to top

New Jersey

Warren County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Warren County   [Map]
Distance: About 994 miles [1,599.7 km] to the Northeast

- Return to top

New Mexico

Roosevelt County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Roosevelt County
This community is historic.
Although located in Roosevelt County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

- Return to top

New York

Erie County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Erie County   [Map]
Distance: About 948 miles [1,525.7 km] to the North Northeast

Sullivan County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Sullivan County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,044 miles [1,680.2 km] to the Northeast

Westchester County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Westchester County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,040 miles [1,673.7 km] to the Northeast

- Return to top

North Carolina

Rowan County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Rowan County   [Map]
Distance: About 533 miles [857.8 km] to the Northeast

Rutherford County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Rutherford County   [Map]
Distance: About 461 miles [741.9 km] to the Northeast

Wake County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Wake County   [Map]
Distance: About 625 miles [1,005.8 km] to the East Northeast

- Return to top

Ohio

Knox County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Knox County   [Map]
Distance: About 712 miles [1,145.9 km] to the North Northeast

Lawrence County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Lawrence County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Lawrence County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Lucas County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Lucas County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Lucas County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Stark County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Stark County   [Map]
Distance: About 767 miles [1,234.4 km] to the North Northeast

- Return to top

Ontario

Our profile page for Mount Vernon   [Map]
Distance: About 928 miles [1,493.5 km] to the North Northeast

- Return to top

Oregon

Grant County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Grant County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,914 miles [3,080.3 km] to the Northwest

- Return to top

Pennsylvania

Allegheny County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Allegheny County   [Map]
Distance: About 783 miles [1,260.1 km] to the North Northeast

Chester County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Chester County   [Map]
Distance: About 902 miles [1,451.6 km] to the Northeast

Lancaster County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Lancaster County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Lancaster County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Westmoreland County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Westmoreland County   [Map]
Distance: About 799 miles [1,285.9 km] to the North Northeast

- Return to top

Prince Edward Island

Our profile page for Mount Vernon   [Map]
Distance: About 1,697 miles [2,731.1 km] to the Northeast

- Return to top

South Carolina

Anderson County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Anderson County   [Map]
Distance: About 391 miles [629.3 km] to the Northeast

- Return to top

South Dakota

Davison County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Davison County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,035 miles [1,665.7 km] to the North Northwest

- Return to top

Tennessee

Blount County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Blount County   [Map]
Distance: About 395 miles [635.7 km] to the North Northeast

Bradley County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Bradley County   [Map]
Distance: About 332 miles [534.3 km] to the North Northeast

Cumberland County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Cumberland County   [Map]
Distance: About 381 miles [613.2 km] to the North Northeast

Monroe County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Monroe County   [Map]
Distance: About 365 miles [587.4 km] to the North Northeast

Putnam County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Putnam County   [Map]
Distance: About 379 miles [609.9 km] to the North Northeast

Rutherford County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Rutherford County   [Map]
Distance: About 330 miles [531.1 km] to the North Northeast

Sumner County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Sumner County   [Map]
Distance: About 387 miles [622.8 km] to the North Northeast

Wilson County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Wilson County   [Map]
Distance: About 358 miles [576.1 km] to the North Northeast

- Return to top

Texas

Franklin County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Franklin County   [Map]
Distance: About 445 miles [716.2 km] to the West Northwest

Houston County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Houston County   [Map]
Distance: About 418 miles [672.7 km] to the West

Lamar County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Lamar County
This community is historic.
Although located in Lamar County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Washington County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Washington County
Although located in Washington County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

- Return to top

Virginia

Fairfax County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Fairfax County   [Map]
Distance: About 811 miles [1,305.2 km] to the Northeast

- Return to top

Washington

Skagit County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Skagit County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,152 miles [3,463.3 km] to the Northwest

- Return to top

West Virginia

Preston County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Preston County   [Map]
Distance: About 742 miles [1,194.1 km] to the Northeast

Putnam County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Putnam County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Putnam County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

- Return to top

Wisconsin

Dane County

Our profile page for Mount Vernon, Dane County   [Map]
Distance: About 823 miles [1,324.5 km] to the North

- Return to top


Communities Located Internationally

Just a reminder: Our measurements are based on the Great Circle Route. See footnote <3>


Scotland   [Map]

Distance: About 4,239 miles [6,822 km] to the Northeast

Other Roadside Stops ...

Search for a Community in Alabama

About Mobile County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mount Vernon. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Mobile County: www.mobilecounty.org/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting in Mount Vernon. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Mount Vernon) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Mount Vernon. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mount Vernon

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mount Vernon. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0912, Longitude: -88.0120     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Mount Vernon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

- Return to Citation

<2>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.

- Return to Citation

<3>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Mount Vernon to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

- Return to Citation

<4>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Jerusalem is 314.212 degrees.

- Return to Citation

<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.575 degrees.

- Return to Citation

<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 311.244 degrees.

- Return to Citation

<7>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. The community might still exist or it might have existed for just a short period of time. Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, families in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc.

Also keep in mind that the community could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community.

- Return to Citation

<8>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Mount Vernon, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

- Return to Citation


For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Mount Vernon.



 
 
 

Community
Profile
Nearby
 
Census
 
Genealogy
Helper
Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
Interactive
Map
Wish
List
Summarized
 
Misc
 
Other   AL
Communities
 
 
 

Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 
 

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

Copyright 2016
All Rights Reserved
This page was last modified: 26 Nov 2016
By John Hall