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Mount Vernon is a town in Franklin County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for George Washington's home
The latitude of Mount Vernon is 33.188N. The longitude is -95.221W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 492 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,366.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Mount Vernon demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Franklin County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 75457 ZIP code.
9% of Mount Vernon residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Mount Vernon ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Mount Vernon was $16,186, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Mount Vernon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Mount Vernon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $317. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $645.
Libraries in Mount Vernon include Franklin County Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Mount Vernon include Mount Vernon Optic-Herald
Franklin County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mount Vernon political report.
The average commute time for Mount Vernon workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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