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Welcome to Mount Vernon ...

Mount Vernon is located in Fayette County.

The location of Mount Vernon has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

When the people of Mount Vernon refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Mount Vernonite<2>

A typical abbreviation for Mount Vernon: Mt. Vernon

Mount Vernon is 540 feet [165 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Mount Vernon lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Mount Vernon is located in the (205) area code.

Communities near Mount Vernon ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Winfield   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the North (N) of Mount Vernon

Located in Marion County

Fayette   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Mount Vernon

Guin   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) of Mount Vernon

Located in Marion County

Vernon   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) of Mount Vernon

Located in Lamar County

Sulligent   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Mount Vernon

Located in Lamar County

Berry   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of Mount Vernon

Millport   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Mount Vernon

Located in Lamar County

Glen Allen   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Mount Vernon

Kennedy   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of Mount Vernon

Located in Lamar County

Twin   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) of Mount Vernon

Located in Marion County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Mount Vernon.

Communities Also Named Mount Vernon ...

While we believe that this Mount Vernon is located in Fayette County, we know of another 4 Alabama communities named Mount Vernon. Those communities are located in the following counties: Cullman, DeKalb, Lamar and Mobile County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 85 communities that are also named Mount Vernon - they are located in Arkansas (4), California (2), Colorado, Georgia (6), Illinois (2), Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (7), Kentucky (3), Maine, Maryland (3), Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi (2), Missouri (4), Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York (3), North Carolina (3), Ohio (4), Ontario (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania (4), Prince Edward Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee (8), Texas (4), Virginia, Washington, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Mount Vernon.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Mount Vernon. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Mount Vernon. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Mount Vernon.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Mount Vernon:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mount Vernon ...

Looking for more information about Mount Vernon? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Mount Vernon? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Mount Vernon, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Mount Vernon.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Alabama

About Fayette 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 State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Mount Vernon refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Mount Vernon may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mount Vernon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Mount Vernon) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mount Vernon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7343, Longitude: -87.9084     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Mount Vernon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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