Mount Vernon Jefferson County, Illinois
Mount Vernon: City located near the center of Jefferson County, Illinois, United States
Mount Vernon is a city located in the county of Jefferson in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 15,277 and a population density of 401 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 14,511 inhabitants.
The city was created 205 years ago in 1816.
Mount Vernon Quick Facts
|Population :||14,511 (2020)|
|Country :||United States of America|
|State :||Illinois (United States)|
|County :||Jefferson County|
|Postal code :||62864|
|Phone Area Codes :||618|
|Area :||38.13 km2|
|Altitude :||1,680 feet / 512 meters|
|Capital city :||Mount Vernon is capital of Jefferson County|
|Establishment :||January 01, 1817 (205 years ago)|
|Time Zone :||America/Chicago|
|Local time :||17:13:27 (24th May 2022)|
|Density :||381 Pop. per km² as of 2020|
|Population growth :||-5.28% (2010-2020)|
Mount Vernon is located at 38°19'2"N 88°54'11"W (38.3172700, -88.9031200).
Mount Vernon map
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Official website of Mount Vernon
According to census records, the population of Mount Vernon decreased by 5.28% in 10 years.
Best Things to Do in Mount Vernon
1 Jefferson County Historical Village
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People born in Mount Vernon (18)
- John Huston (professional golfer) he was born in 01/06/1961
- Dan Hester (Professional basketball player) he was born in 08/11/1948
- Nate Hawthorne (American basketball player) he was born in 19/01/1951
- Albert Watson II (United States general) he was born in 05/01/1909
- Archie R. Clemins (United States Navy admiral) he was born in 18/11/1943
- Bennie Purcell (American basketball player) he was born in 10/12/1929
- Dwight Bernard (American baseball player) he was born in 31/05/1952
- John R. Thomas (American politician) he was born in 11/10/1846
- Kenneth Michael Kays (United States Army Medal of Honor recipient) he was born in 22/09/1949
- Kenny Troutt (American businessman) he was born in 01/01/1948
- Mary Beth Zimmerman (professional golfer) she was born in 11/12/1960
- William B. Anderson (American politician) he was born in 02/04/1830
- William Packwood (American politician) he was born in 23/10/1832
- Michael Hicks (American video game developer and musician) he was born in 03/01/1993
- David K. Overstreet (associate Justice of the Illinois Supreme Court) he was born in 14/01/1966
Schools in Mount Vernon
College & universities near Mount Vernon, IL
|148256||Rend Lake College||Ina (IL)||62846|
Amtrak & bus stations near Mount Vernon, IL
|MVI||Mt. Vernon, IL||102 Potomac Boulevard||BUS|
|CEN||Centralia station||108 East Broadway||RAIL|
|DQN||Du Quoin||20 North Chestnut St.||RAIL|
|MAI||Marion, IL||2100 West Main Street||BUS|
|CDL||Carbondale station||401 South Illinois St.||RAIL|
Post offices near Mount Vernon
|Post Office Name||City||ZIP|
|Mount Vernon Carrier Annex Post Office||Mount Vernon (IL)||62864|
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Other cities in Jefferson County
Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Jefferson County , IL.
|Shields||36,451||Township in Lake County, Illinois|
|Spring Garden||3,208||Township in Jefferson County, Illinois|
|Ina||2,279||Village in Jefferson County, United States|
|Woodlawn||670||Community in the city of Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, United States|
|Bluford||660||Village in the United States|
|Stratton||432||Township in Edgar County, Illinois|
|Dix||428||City in Illinois, United States of America|
|Waltonville||422||Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America|
|Bonnie||380||Village in Illinois|
|Belle Rive||347||Village Jefferson County, Illinois, United States|
|Harmony||263||Unincorporated community in Illinois|
|Nason||228||City in Jefferson County, Illinois|
Distance to Other Cities
Mount Vernon distances to largest Illinois cities