Welcome to Mount Vernon Indiana

Mt Vernon Indiana (IN) – a place to call home – is tucked into the southwest corner of Indiana along the Ohio and Wabash Rivers in Posey County, 20 miles from Evansville’s metropolitan area.

Posey County offers a low cost of living, delicious dining options, thriving local commerce and an A-rated educational system.
Many young families move to Mount Vernon for work or return to town to be close to family. We hope to be a resource to help families find housing, schools, events, local activities and more! We sure love our community, and we want to welcome you, too.

Enjoy our beautiful Ohio riverfront, from eating Bliss Artisan, concerts all summer long to boating with friends. The Mount Vernon riverfront is a great spot for families to enjoy all summer.

Many large corporations are located in Mount Vernon. AstraZeneca, SABIC, Country Mark, Midwest Fertilizer and more are wonderful employers to families in Mount Vernon and the surrounding area. Location on the Ohio River, easy travel and proximity to Indiana, Illinois and Kentucky make Posey County a great location for corporations to plant.

More reason to live in our town? Our Mount Vernon School system is one of the best in the area. Your family can live close to school and work. With the riverfront nearby there are always many free or low-cost activities and events throughout the year. Brittlebank Pool is another favorite for families in the summer. Want to be closer to shopping? Evansville’s west side is just 20 miles away with Eastland Mall 35 miles distance. Also nearby, the walkabout village of New Harmony shares the Posey County community and brings travelers from all around the world to visit its culture and history.

 Take a short drive from Carmi, Illinois, Owensboro, Kentucky or Evansville, Indiana and you could end up in the friendly town of Mount Vernon, Indiana.



Did you know the Metropolitan School District of Mount Vernon was one of only 23 school corporations in the state to receive an “A” rating for the 2015-2016 school year? Learn more about education opportunities in the Mount Vernon, Indiana, area.



Mount Vernon, Indiana is home to a wide selection of both denominational and nondenominational religious centers. Learn more about the churches of Mount Vernon and see where you and your family will fit in most comfortably.


Local Favorites

Hawg N Sauce and Bliss are just a few favorites. Mount Vernon is a growing area of both local and chain operations. Learn more about businesses in Mount Vernon, Indiana, and where to stop in today.

Latest News

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Mt Vernon: Home to 3 Civil War Generals

One of the many reasons we are so proud of our hometown of Mount Vernon, Indiana is because of its rich historical background. For a small town, we have quite a bit of history to share. From Civil War veterans to political leaders, you’d be surprised at just how much […]

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5 Reasons to go to Mount Vernon’s Annual River Days Festival

This year marks the 10th anniversary of Mount Vernon’s Annual River Days Festival, and if you haven’t experienced it yet, we suggest you think about canceling old plans and marking your calendars ASAP.  There are few places where you can experience the amazing history behind Lewis and Clark’s discovery expedition, […]

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Financing Offered for Construction of New ‘Spec’ Homes

Mount Vernon may soon see an influx of new desirable, affordable housing. A major housing project created by the Greater Mount Vernon Association is in the works and expected to begin by September 1, 2017.  This program was created to improve the quality of life in Mount Vernon, increasing its […]

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