Whether you’re a Mount Vernon or Lisbon area resident, considering a move to this area, or are looking to start your business here, the information on this page should provide you with all the resources you need.
Close to you, far from ordinary! Experience the charm of this historic, cultural stroll-zone that includes distinctive, nationally recognized cuisine, art studios, antiques, specialty shops and bed-and-breakfast inns.
Visit three registered national historic districts, including the entire Cornell College campus, the downtown shopping district and an area of Victorian homes, or tour the History Center in neighboring Lisbon. Enjoy hiking and camping at nearby Palisades- Kepler State Park, or attend any of the many art or music events throughout the year.
You’ll find our latest Visitor’s Guide here:
City of Mount Vernon
City of Mount Vernon web site
City of Mount Vernon Parks and Recreation
Mount Vernon Historic Preservation Commission
Mount Vernon Community School District
Mount Vernon Creates Mount Vernon High School Mustang Moon
City of Lisbon
Civic Groups and Organizations
Tourism and Online Resources
Eastern Iowa Tourism Association
Visitors to the State of Iowa
Linn County Iowa Demographics
Mount Vernon Creates Art Website
State of Iowa Historic Resources
Mount Vernon Wikipedia Page
Lisbon Wikipedia Page