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Welcome to Mount Vernon ...

The town of Mount Vernon is located in Faulkner County.

When the people of Mount Vernon refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Mount Vernonite<1>

A typical abbreviation for Mount Vernon: Mt. Vernon

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Mount Vernon has a population of 147 people<2> (see below for details).

Mount Vernon is 420 feet [128 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Mount Vernon lies within the (501) area code.

The ZIP code for Mount Vernon: 72111<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mount Vernon had a population of 145 people. This makes Mount Vernon the county's 10th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 145 people, the population of Mount Vernon has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 144 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Mount Vernon had an population of 147 people. This is an increase of 1.38% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.08% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Mount Vernon.

Communities near Mount Vernon ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Austin   [Map]   3,282   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Beebe   [Map]   8,146   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Cabot   [Map]   26,141   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Greenbrier   [Map]   5,477   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Guy   [Map]   782   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Heber Springs   [Map]   6,967   N   19 miles [30.6 km]

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 Faulkner County, we know of another 3 Arkansas communities named Mount Vernon. Those communities are located in the following counties: Columbia, Johnson and Saint Francis County.

Beyond Arkansas, there are 85 communities that are also named Mount Vernon - they are located in Alabama (5), 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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Mount Vernon. We make it easy to see an overhead 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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 town'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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Mount Vernon.

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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>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Mount Vernon). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Mount Vernon or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from 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 (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Mount Vernon. Since we usually use Google Maps, 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: 35.2235, Longitude: -92.1241     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Mount Vernon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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