Coming Soon — Mount Vernon Community Showcase. Click on the thumbnail, and check this space in the coming weeks, for a series of videos showcasing what makes Mount Vernon special as a place to live, work and play.

Work, Play, Learn MOUNT VERNON, OHIO CLICK FOR MORE INFORMATION Discover Our City Where You Are Always Welcome! Great Attractions We offer something for everyone! "BEST HOMETOWN 2017-2018" As Voted By Ohio's Magazine


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Welcome to the City of Mount Vernon, Ohio!

Upcoming Events
JULY 15 AT 4:00 P.M. – Grand Opening Tour and Discussion of the Kokosing River Restoration, Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the New Bike Trail Underpass, and the Groundbreaking for the Columbus Rd. and S. Main St. Intersection at the Knox County Chamber of Commerce (Click for More Details)
City Parks Master Plan Meeting – Wednesday, July 14 – Bring your ideas, concerns, and thoughts for our City Parks to our Consultants (Click for Further Details)
City Council Meeting Monday, June 28 begins at 6:45 p.m. (Click for Live Stream)
2021 Recycling Events Offered by Solid Waste District (Click for More Info)
Mayor’s Message

Welcome to the City of Mount Vernon, one of Ohio’s Best Home Towns! There is a hopeful and genuine community spirit and partnership among the residents and various organizations that make Mount Vernon a special place to live, work, play, and raise a family.

Historically, we have a rich entrepreneurial spirit, find ways to reinvent, reuse, and repurpose aging infrastructure, and work together as a community to take care of our neighbors, friends, family, and visitors to our city. I urge you to stop into our different places of business, experience a variety of wonderful restaurants and retailers, explore our spacious and charming parks and bike paths, and recharge your spirit by taking in a show, concert, or art class downtown to connect with our delightful city.