Mount Vernon Fayette County, Kentucky

Mount Vernon: City in Rockcastle County, Kentucky

Mount Vernon locator map
Location of Mount Vernon on Kentucky map.

About

Mount Vernon is a city located in the county of Fayette in the U.S. state of Kentucky. Its population at the 2010 census was 2,477 and a population density of 462 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 2,375 inhabitants.

The city was created 203 years ago in 1817.

Mount Vernon downtown  Main at Church image
Mount Vernon downtown Main at Church
Mount Vernon downtown  Main at Church image

Geography

Mount Vernon is located at 38°1'32"N 84°29'43"W (38.0256300, -84.4952200).

Mount Vernon map

Weather

Mount Vernon forecast: A chance of rain showers before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 40%. more

Mount Vernon Quick Facts

Population : 2,375 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky (United States)
County : Fayette County
Postal code : 40456
Phone Area Codes : 606
Area : 5.36 km2
Altitude : 1,181 feet / 360 meters
Capital city : Mount Vernon is capital of Rockcastle County
Establishment : January 01, 1818 (203 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 20:23:11 (27th October 2021)
Density : 443 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -4.29% (2010-2020)
Weather : 70℉ Chance Rain Showers 7-days weather

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Mount Vernon decreased by 4.29% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 2,477 - census
2011 2,510 1.31% estimation process
2012 2,499 -0.44% estimation process
2013 2,453 -1.88% estimation process
2014 2,458 0.2% estimation process
2015 2,469 0.45% estimation process
2016 2,456 -0.53% estimation process
2017 2,439 -0.7% estimation process
2018 2,439 0% estimation process
2019 2,415 -0.99% estimation process
2020 2,375 -1.68% estimation process

Mount Vernon zip code is 40456. County name: Rockcastle, County fips: 21203

Schools in Mount Vernon

College & universities near Mount Vernon, KY

Code Name City ZIP
156392 Bluegrass Community and Technical College Lexington (KY) 40506
157085 University of Kentucky Lexington (KY) 40506-0032
450632 Lexington Healing Arts Academy Lexington (KY) 40503
157818 Transylvania University Lexington (KY) 40508-1797
156967 Summit Salon Academy-Lexington Lexington (KY) 40505

Stations (2)

Amtrak & bus stations near Mount Vernon, KY

Code Name Address Type
MAY Maysville West Front St & Rosemary Clooney St RAIL
LVL Louisville, Kentucky 720 West Muhammad Ali Blvd. BUS

Post offices near Mount Vernon

Post Office Name City ZIP
Henry Clay Post Office Lexington (KY) 40502
Post Rider Post Office Lexington (KY) 40507
Liberty Road Post Office Lexington (KY) 40505
Beaumon Post Office Lexington (KY) 40513
Bluegra Post Office Lexington (KY) 40517

Other places with the same name (19)

Other cities in Fayette County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Fayette County , KY.

City Name Population Title
Lexington-Fayette 314,488 Consolidated city-county in Kentucky, United States
Lexington 225,366 City in Fayette County, Kentucky, United States
Crestwood 5,111 Human settlement in Oldham County, Kentucky, United States of America
Columbus 150 City in Hickman County, Kentucky, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Mount Vernon distances to largest Kentucky cities