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Welcome to Mount Vernon ...
The town of Mount Vernon is located in the Piney Woods (East Texas).
Mount Vernon is located in Franklin County<1> and is the County Seat for Franklin 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 2,757 people<3> (see below for details).
The community of Mount Vernon is 510 feet [155 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Mount Vernon lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Mount Vernon: (903) and (430)<5>
The ZIP code for Mount Vernon: 75457<6>
We don't have a date for the establishment of Mount Vernon.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mount Vernon had an population of 2,757 people. This is an increase of 3.57% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 20.6% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Mount Vernon had a population of 2,662 people (or 25.1% of the total population of Franklin County). This makes Mount Vernon the county's most populous community.
The population of Mount Vernon represents 0.01% of the total population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 489th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 2,662 people, the population of Mount Vernon increased 16.45% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,286 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Mount Vernon.
Communities Also Named Mount Vernon ...
While we believe that this Mount Vernon is located in Franklin County, we know of another 3 Texas communities named Mount Vernon. Those communities are located in the following counties: Houston, Lamar and Washington County.
Beyond Texas, 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), Oregon, Pennsylvania (4), Prince Edward Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee (8), 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.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Mount Vernon was on a map titled Map of Texas (from Rand McNally, 1911).
We also found Mount Vernon in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Mount Vernon.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 02 Jun 2023