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Welcome to Mount Vernon Heights ...

Mount Vernon Heights is located in Roanoke County<1>.

The location of Mount Vernon Heights has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for Mount Vernon Heights: Mt. Vernon Hts. (in Canada, 'Hgts.' is the more common abbreviation.)

Mount Vernon Heights is 1,120 feet [341 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Mount Vernon Heights: (540)

Communities near Mount Vernon Heights ...

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

  • Roanoke (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast)
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    • Roanoke lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Mount Vernon Heights and is located in Roanoke City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 99,058 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roanoke
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roanoke<5>
  • Salem (5 miles [8 km] to the northwest)
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    • Salem lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Mount Vernon Heights and is located in Salem City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,340 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salem have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salem
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salem<5>
  • Vinton (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast)
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    • Vinton lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Mount Vernon Heights and is located in Roanoke County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,128 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vinton<5>
  • Rocky Mount (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)
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    • Rocky Mount lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Mount Vernon Heights and is located in Franklin County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,712 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rocky Mount<5>
  • Troutville (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast)
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    • Troutville lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Mount Vernon Heights and is located in Botetourt County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 430 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Troutville<5>
  • Fincastle (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
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    • Fincastle lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Mount Vernon Heights and is located in Botetourt County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 341 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fincastle<5>
  • Boones Mill (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
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    • Boones Mill lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the south of Mount Vernon Heights and is located in Franklin County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 233 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boones Mill<5>
  • New Castle (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
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    • New Castle lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Mount Vernon Heights and is located in Craig County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 155 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Castle<5>
  • Buena Vista (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast)
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    • Buena Vista lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Mount Vernon Heights and is located in Roanoke City
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buena Vista have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buena Vista
  • Garden City (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garden City
    • Garden City lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the east of Mount Vernon Heights and is located in Roanoke City
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Garden City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garden City

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

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Mount Vernon Heights. 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 Heights.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mount Vernon Heights ...

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

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Mentions & References for Mount Vernon Heights

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

The official website for Roanoke County: www.roanokecountyva.gov/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Roanoke, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mount Vernon Heights - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Mount Vernon Heights) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mount Vernon Heights. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.2329, Longitude: -80.0039       In this case, the coordinates for Mount Vernon Heights have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




 

 

 

 

 


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