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Welcome to Vernon ...
The location of Vernon has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Vernon has a population of 1,850 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Vernon.
Vernon is 360 feet [110 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Vernon lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Vernon is within the (205) area code.
The ZIP code for Vernon: 35592<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Vernon had an population of 1,850 people. This is a decrease of 7.5% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.67% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Vernon had a population of 2,000 people (or 13.73% of the total population of Lamar County). This makes Vernon the county's most populous community.
The population of Vernon represents 0.04% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 180th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 2,000 people, the population of Vernon decreased 6.67% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,143 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Vernon.
Adding Vernon to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Vernon in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Vernon elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Vernon on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Vernon ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 49 communities that are also named Vernon - they are located in Arizona, British Columbia, California (2), Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida (2), Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa (2), Kansas (5), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi (3), Nevada, New Jersey (2), New Mexico, New York, Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Vernon.
Communities near Vernon ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Vernon.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Vernon. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Vernon.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Vernon. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Vernon.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Vernon. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Vernon.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Vernon ...
Looking for more information about 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Vernon, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Vernon.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 24 Feb 2021