Mount Vernon, Iowa

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Mount Vernon is located in Linn County, Iowa. This vibrant town of 4,500 is a college community with – in the words of Budget Travel Magazine – “great coffee, food with character, and shop owners with purpose.” Cornell College, a liberal arts institution with 1,200 students, sits at the center of town. With parks, small businesses, and historical sites, Mount Vernon is a great place to call home.

Ruhl&Ruhl Realtors has homes for sale in Mount Vernon, IA for you to choose from. Continue browsing this page to see all houses for sale and real estate options in Mount Vernon, Iowa. Mount Vernon is located in the Cedar Rapids area, within Linn County, IA. For more real estate options, view homes for sale in the Cedar Rapid’s area.


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Mount Vernon History

Originally a rest stop on the Military Road, a popular route between Dubuque and Iowa City along the Mississippi River, the town of Mount Vernon was established in 1847 and named after President George Washington’s estate. The Iowa Conference Male and Female Seminary was established in the town in 1853, a school that would later become Cornell College.

By the 2010 census, the population of Mount Vernon, IA was 4,506.

Attractions and Entertainment

If you are interested in enjoying nature or a swim, take a look at the Parks and Local Pool in Mount Vernon, IA.

With three gymnasiums, fitness rooms, a two-story climbing wall, a turf room, and more, The Lester Buresh Center offers a variety of amenities and facilities available for use and rental.

Palisades-Kepler State Park  lies along the Cedar River and is the perfect place for camping, hiking, and fishing.


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