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Mount Vernon, New York
Welcome to Mount Vernon ...
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 67,345 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Mount Vernon.
Mount Vernon is 130 feet [40 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Mount Vernon lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The ZIP code for Mount Vernon: 10550<5>
Websites for Mount Vernon ...
Official Website: www.ci.mount-vernon.ny.us/
Chamber of Commerce: www.westchester.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mount Vernon had an population of 67,345 people (or a decrease of 1.52% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Mount Vernon had a population of 67,292 people (which is 7.09% of the total population of Westchester County). This makes Mount Vernon the county's 4th most populous community.
The population of Mount Vernon represents 0.35% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 25th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 67,292 people, the population of Mount Vernon decreased 1.59% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 68,381 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Mount Vernon.
Adding Mount 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 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, we also found mention of Mount Vernon elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Mount Vernon on a Rand McNally Map of New York (1897).
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 Westchester County, we know of another 2 New York communities named Mount Vernon. Those communities are located in the following counties: Erie and Sullivan County.
Beyond New York, there are 85 communities that are also named Mount Vernon - they are located in Alabama (5), 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, 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.
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. Our list includes 37 papers. 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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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Mount Vernon: www.ci.mount-vernon.ny.us/
The official website for Westchester County: www.westchestergov.com/
The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/
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This page was last modified: 08 Apr 2021