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Welcome to Mount Vernon ...

The city of Mount Vernon is located in Montgomery County<1> and is the County Seat for Montgomery County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Mount Vernon has a population of 2,392 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Mount Vernon.

Mount Vernon is 180 feet [55 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Mount Vernon lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Mount Vernon lies within the (912) area code.

The ZIP code for Mount Vernon: 30445<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mount Vernon had an population of 2,392 people. This is a decrease of 2.41% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mount Vernon had a population of 2,451 people (or 26.87% of the total population of Montgomery County). This makes Mount Vernon the county's most populous community.

The population of Mount Vernon represents 0.03% of the population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 207th most populous community.

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

Adding Mount Vernon to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Mount 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, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Mount Vernon was

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Mount Vernon on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Mount Vernon ...

While we believe that this Mount Vernon is located in Montgomery County, we know of another 5 Georgia communities named Mount Vernon. Those communities are located in the following counties: Catoosa, Muscogee, Richmond, Walton and Whitfield County.

Beyond Georgia, there are 85 communities that are also named Mount Vernon - they are located in Alabama (5), Arkansas (4), California (2), Colorado, 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.

Communities near Mount Vernon ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Mount Vernon.

  • Vidalia [Toombs County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vidalia
    • Vidalia [Toombs County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the east of Mount Vernon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,452 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vidalia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vidalia<7>
  • McRae - Helena [Telfair County]
  • Rockledge [Laurens County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockledge
    • Rockledge [Laurens County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Mount Vernon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,433 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockledge have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockledge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockledge<7>
  • Lyons [Toombs County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lyons
    • Lyons [Toombs County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the east of Mount Vernon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,245 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lyons
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lyons<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Alamo [Wheeler County]
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      • Alamo [Wheeler County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the west of Mount Vernon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,301 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alamo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alamo<7>
    • Tallahassee [Jeff Davis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tallahassee
      • Tallahassee [Jeff Davis County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Mount Vernon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,185 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tallahassee have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tallahassee
    • Soperton [Treutlen County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Soperton
      • Soperton [Treutlen County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the north of Mount Vernon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,101 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Soperton have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Soperton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Soperton<7>
    • Lumber City Ferry [Jeff Davis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lumber City Ferry
      • Lumber City Ferry [Jeff Davis County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Mount Vernon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,257 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lumber City Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lumber City Ferry
    • Lumber City [Telfair County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lumber City
      • Lumber City [Telfair County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Mount Vernon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,251 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lumber City have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lumber City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lumber City<7>
    • Glenwood [Wheeler County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glenwood
      • Glenwood [Wheeler County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the west of Mount Vernon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 644 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glenwood<7>

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 Mount Vernon. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Mount Vernon.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Mount Vernon.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Mount Vernon. See our Newspapers 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Mount Vernon, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on 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.

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Montgomery, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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 city'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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Mount Vernon.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mount Vernon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 city (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).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' 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.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 VernonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mount Vernon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.1783, Longitude: -82.5948    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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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