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Welcome to Mount Vernon

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Thank you for visiting our site. Mt. Vernon, Missouri lies at the start of the Ozark Mountain Parkway - scenic Route 265 leading to the Branson/Table Rock Lake tourist areas. It is also a popular stopover for travelers on their way to Stockton Lake, Precious Moments Chapel, and Roaring River State Park, to name just a few of the numerous area attractions. Mt. Vernon is the seat of Lawrence County government. The county's historic Carthage stone courthouse, built in 1901, lies in the center of the Mt. Vernon square. Mt. Vernon is home to the Missouri Rehabilitation Center, Gene Taylor VA Outpatient Clinic, and the Missouri Veterans Home / Mt. Vernon.

Red White & Boom is July 1, 2016.
Family, fun, food and fireworks!

2015 Apple Butter Makin' Days is October 9th, 10th and 11th

Interested in moving your business to Mt. Vernon? Would you like to expand an existing one? Or, just looking for a location to start up a new business?

Visit: Missouri Location One for available buildings and sites!

Click here to access City Codes online!

Click here for recycling information.

Click here to read the MoDNR Pubic Notice - Failure to Meet Microbiological Monitoring Requirements for Drinking Water-Source Water

Click here to read the MoDNR Draft Missouri State Operating Permit.
The full report may be viewed at City Clerk's office at City Hall, 319 East Dallas Street. Questions or concerns, please contact Max Springer, City Administrator or Gene Stanton, Director of Public Works.

Click here to read the official VA Statement Regarding Missouri Rehabilitation Center Closing.

Click here to view the Mt. Vernon 2014 Annual Water Quality Report!

NOTE: 2014 CCR (Consumer Confidence Report) will not be mailed to customers, but it is available upon request from the City of Mount Vernon City Clerk, Shannon Neely, 417-466-2122; or you may obtain a copy from the City of Mount Vernon’s web site at: If you have any questions on how to read the report, please contact the City of Mount Vernon’s Director of Public Works, Gene Stanton, 417-466-2122.

Click here to Enhanced Enterprise Zone Tax Benefit Program Information from the Missouri Department of Economic Development.

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