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The location of Vernon Center

Welcome to Vernon Center ...

The city of Vernon Center is located in Blue Earth County.

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

A typical abbreviation for Vernon Center: Vernon Ctr. (or less commonly used: Vernon Cen., Vernon Cent. or Vernon Cntr.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Vernon Center has a population of 318 people<2> (see below for details).

Vernon Center is 1,020 feet [311 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Vernon Center lies within the (507) area code.

The ZIP code for Vernon Center: 56090<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Vernon Center had a population of 332 people. This makes Vernon Center the county's 9th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 332 people, the population of Vernon Center decreased 7.52% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 359 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Vernon Center had an population of 318 people. This is a decrease of 4.22% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.42% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Vernon Center ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Vernon Center - they are located in Connecticut, Michigan and New York.

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

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 Vernon Center. 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 Vernon Center. 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 Vernon Center.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Vernon Center ...

Looking for more information about Vernon Center? 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 Vernon Center? 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 Vernon Center, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Vernon Center.

Communities near Vernon Center ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Mankato   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Vernon Center

North Mankato   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Vernon Center

Located in Nicollet County

Eagle Lake   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Vernon Center

Lake Crystal   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of Vernon Center

Madelia   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Vernon Center

Located in Watonwan County

Mapleton   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of Vernon Center

Winnebago   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of Vernon Center

Located in Faribault County

Truman   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Vernon Center

Located in Martin County

Saint Clair   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Vernon Center

Minnesota Lake   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Vernon Center

Located in Faribault County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Minnesota

About Blue Earth County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Vernon Center.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Vernon Center - 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 city (such as Vernon Center). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Vernon Center 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Vernon Center) 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 Vernon Center. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Vernon Center

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Vernon Center. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.9627, Longitude: -94.1665     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Vernon Center have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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