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Mount Vernon, Oregon
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 509 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Mount Vernon.
Mount Vernon is 2,850 feet [869 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Mount Vernon is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Mount Vernon lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Mount Vernon, you will leave Pacific Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).
Area codes for Mount Vernon: (541) & (458)<5>
The ZIP code for Mount Vernon: 97865<6>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mount Vernon had an population of 509 people. This is a decrease of 3.42% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 14.45% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Mount Vernon had a population of 527 people (or 7.08% of the total population of Grant County). This makes Mount Vernon the county's 4th most populous community.
The population of Mount Vernon represents 0.01% of the population of Oregon (which has 3,831,074 people), making it the state's 190th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 527 people, the population of Mount Vernon decreased 11.43% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 595 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Mount Vernon.
Communities Also Named Mount Vernon ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that 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, New York (3), North Carolina (3), Ohio (4), Ontario (2), 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. 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.
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 in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Mount Vernon on a map titled Mobile Oil Map of Oregon (1949).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Mount Vernon on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 18 Aug 2022