Mount Vernon, Ohio

Mount Vernon: City in Knox County, Ohio, United States


Mount Vernon is a city located in the county of Knox in the U.S. state of Ohio. Its population at the 2010 census was 16,990 and a population density of 674 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 16,660 inhabitants.

The city was created 219 years ago in 1804.

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

Quick Facts about Mount Vernon

Population : 16,660 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Ohio (United States)
County : Knox County
Postal code : 43050
Phone Area Codes : 740
Area : 25.19 km2
Altitude : 1,001 feet / 305 meters
Capital city : Mount Vernon is capital of Knox County
Establishment : January 01, 1805 (219 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 12:03:28 (2nd March 2024)
Density : 661 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -1.98% (2010-2020)
Monument in Mount Vernon square image
Monument in Mount Vernon square
Monument in Mount Vernon square image


Mount Vernon is located at 40°23'36"N 82°29'9"W (40.3934000, -82.4857200).

Mount Vernon map


According to census records, the population of Mount Vernon decreased by 1.98% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 16,990 - census
2011 17,064 0.43% estimation process
2012 16,844 -1.31% estimation process
2013 16,772 -0.43% estimation process
2014 16,709 -0.38% estimation process
2015 16,668 -0.25% estimation process
2016 16,583 -0.51% estimation process
2017 16,622 0.23% estimation process
2018 16,715 0.56% estimation process
2019 16,769 0.32% estimation process
2020 16,660 -0.65% estimation process

Mount Vernon zip code is 43050. County name: Knox, County fips: 39083

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People born in Mount Vernon (48)

People born in Mount Vernon, including politician Benton Jay Hall, politician Daniel Sheldon Norton, jazz drummer Jeff Williams, .


  • Tracy Strong he was born in 06/08/1887
  • John J. Gosper (Union Army officer and Civil Serveant (1841-1913)) he was born in 01/01/1841
  • Paul Lynde (American comedian, actor, voice artist and television personality) he was born in 13/06/1926
  • Tom Mintier (American journalist) he was born in 01/01/1948
  • Dan Emmett (American entertainer) he was born in 29/10/1815
  • Charles D. Martin (American congressman for Ohio) he was born in 05/08/1829
  • Charles F. West (American politician) he was born in 12/01/1895
  • Chase Clements (American football player (1901-1971)) he was born in 31/12/1901
  • Cookie Cunningham (American basketball player-coach (1905-1995)) he was born in 04/02/1905
  • Delano Ames (American writer) he was born in 29/05/1906
  • Edgar Collins Bogardus (American poet) he was born in 26/07/1927
  • Eldad Cicero Camp (American businessman) he was born in 01/08/1839
  • Frank H. Hurd (American politician) he was born in 25/12/1840
  • George W. Geddes (American politician) he was born in 16/07/1824
  • Harry Wolverton (Major League Baseball player, manager) he was born in 06/12/1873
  • Henry Blanchard Freeman (Medal of Honor recipient) he was born in 17/01/1837
  • Henry M. Beardsley (American lawyer and politician) he was born in 20/10/1858
  • Jim Stillwagon (All-American college football player, professional football player, defensive lineman, College Football Hall of Fame member (1949-2018)) he was born in 11/02/1949

Schools in Mount Vernon

College & universities near Mount Vernon, OH

Code Name City ZIP
375373 Knox County Career Center Mount Vernon (OH) 43050

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Mount Vernon, OH

Code Name Address Type
COL Columbus, OH 111 East Town Street BUS
ELY Elyria 410 East River Road RAIL
SKY Sandusky 1200 North Depot St. RAIL

Post offices near Mount Vernon

Post Office Name City ZIP
Mount Vernon Post Office Mount Vernon (OH) 43050

Other places with the same name (18)

Other cities in Knox County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Knox County , OH.

City Name Population Title
Howard 6,023 Township in Knox County, Ohio
Palmyra 2,908 Township in Portage County, Ohio
Gambier 2,502 Village in Ohio
Centerburg 2,231 Village in Knox County, Ohio
Millwood 1,378 Human settlement in United States of America
Rich Hill 453 Human settlement in United States of America
Martinsburg 232 Human settlement in Knox County, Ohio, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Mount Vernon distances to largest Ohio cities