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Welcome to Mount Vernon

Good Morning! 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 Veterans Home / Mt. Vernon.

Red White & Boom is June 30, 2023.
Family, fun, food and fireworks!

2023 Apple Butter Makin' Days is October 6th, 7th and 8th

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!

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Click here to access City Codes online!

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, 109 N Hickory St. Street. Questions or concerns, please contact Joe Kelley, City Administrator or Dustin Davis, Director of Public Works.

Click to view the Mt. Vernon 2020 Annual Water Quality Report

NOTE: 2019 Consumer Confidence Report (CCR) will NOT be mailed to customers, but it is available upon request from the City of Mount Vernon City Clerk Melissa Aduddle, 417-466-2122, email:; or you may obtain a copy from the City of Mount Vernon’s website at: If you have any questions on how to read the report, you may contact Director of Public Works Joe Kelley, 417-466-2122 or email:

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

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