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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What’s All the Buzz? Five Reasons to Go to the Mount Vernon Riverfront!

Yes, Mount Vernon has always been located on the Ohio River, but it’s just been the last several years that there’s been such a flow of visitors and families visiting the Mount Vernon riverfront.  So, what’s all this recent buzz about, you ask? Well, from new additions to renovations, there […]

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Mount Vernon Films by the Front

We’re looking forward to this year’s Films by the Front! The outdoor movie series is held at the Riverbend Park Riverfront. This year’s feature films include Finding Dory, Moana, Sing, Secret Life of Pets, Lego Batman Movie, and Beauty and the Beast. All films are free and open to the […]

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Cabela’s King Kat Tournament hits the Ohio and Wabash Rivers at Mt. Vernon

The City of Mt. Vernon will welcome Cabela’s King Kat anglers and their guests from 8 states to the area to enjoy competitions and the opportunity to enjoy the many attractions in the area, including the Riverbend Riverfront Park and the many local eateries. Host lodging for the event will […]

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