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The name Mount Vernon is a dedication to the English Vice-Admiral Edward Vernon
Edward Vernon
Edward Vernon was an English naval officer. Vernon was born in Westminster, England and went to Westminster School. He joined the Navy in 1700 and was promoted to Lieutenant in 1702 and served on several different ships for the next five years...

. It was first applied to Mount Vernon
Mount Vernon
The name Mount Vernon is a dedication to the English Vice-Admiral Edward Vernon. It was first applied to Mount Vernon, the Virginia estate of George Washington, the first President of the United States...

, the Virginia estate of George Washington, the first President of the United States. It refers also to several other places around the world, which either derive from Vernon himself or from the Washington estate, the exception being the Anglicisation of the Greek mountain range Verno:
  • In Australia:
    • Mount Vernon, New South Wales
      Mount Vernon, New South Wales
      Mount Vernon is a suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Mount Vernon is located 42 kilometres west of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area of the City of Penrith and is part of the Greater Western Sydney region.Mount Vernon is a sparsely...

      , a suburb of Sydney, Australia

  • In Canada:
    • Mount Vernon, a neighbourhood in Brant, Ontario
      Brant, Ontario
      The County of Brant is a single-tier municipality and a census division in the Canadian province of Ontario. Despite its name, it is not a county by the standard definition, as all municipal services are handled by a single level of government. The county has service offices in Burford, Paris...

    • Mount Vernon, a neighbourhood in Malahide, Ontario
      Malahide, Ontario
      Malahide is a township in Elgin County, Ontario, Canada.-History:Malahide Township was named for Malahide Castle in Malahide, Ireland, birthplace of land grant administrator Colonel Thomas Talbot in 1810...


  • In Greece:
    • Mount Vernon, Anglicised name of the highest point in the Verno
      Verno
      Verno , older form Vernon, is a mountain range covering the northeastern Kastoria and southwestern Florina prefectures in Greece. Its peaks stand over ....

       mountains

  • In Singapore:
    • Mount Vernon, Singapore
      Mount Vernon, Singapore
      Mount Vernon is a small hill in central Singapore west of Potong Pasir and north of MacPherson Estate. Officially named in 1956, it is circumscribed by Bartley Road, Upper Aljunied Road, Upper Serangoon Road, and Upper Paya Lebar Road.-Features:...


  • In the United Kingdom:
    • Mount Vernon Hospital
      Mount Vernon Hospital
      Mount Vernon Hospital is one of two hospitals run by The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, located in Northwood.-History:The hospital was founded in 1860 as The North London Hospital for Consumption and Diseases of the Chest in Fitzroy Square and moved in 1864 to Mount Vernon in Hampstead...

      , North London
    • Mount Vernon, Belfast
    • Mount Vernon, Glasgow
      Mount Vernon, Glasgow
      Mount Vernon is a residential area in the east end of the City of Glasgow, Scotland.-History:The area was originally part of the Parish of Old Monkland, and also of the Barony and Regality of Glasgow...

    • Mount Vernon, Thurso, Caithness

  • In the United States:
    • Mount Vernon, Alabama
      Mount Vernon, Alabama
      Mount Vernon is a town in Mobile County, Alabama, United States. It is included in the Mobile metropolitan statistical area. At the 2000 census the population was 844.-Geography:Mount Vernon is located at .According to the U.S...

    • Mount Vernon, Arkansas
      Mount Vernon, Arkansas
      Mount Vernon is a town in Arkansas located in portions of Faulkner County and White County. The population was 144 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Little Rock–North Little Rock–Conway Metropolitan Statistical Area.-Geography:...

    • Mount Vernon, Georgia
      Mount Vernon, Georgia
      Mount Vernon is a city in Montgomery County, Georgia, United States. The population was 2,082 at the 2000 census. It is home to the Baptist-affiliated Brewton-Parker College.Mount Vernon is part of the Vidalia Micropolitan Statistical Area.-Geography:...

    • Mount Vernon, Illinois
      Mount Vernon, Illinois
      Mount Vernon is a city located near the center of Jefferson County, Illinois, in the United States. In the 2010 census, the city's reported population was 15,277 people....

    • Mount Vernon, Indiana
      Mount Vernon, Indiana
      Mount Vernon is a city in southern Indiana along the Ohio River and the county seat of Posey County. It is located in Black Township. As of the 2010 census, the city's population was 6,687...

    • Mount Vernon, Iowa
      Mount Vernon, Iowa
      Mount Vernon is a city in Linn County, Iowa, United States, adjacent to the city of Lisbon. The city's population was 3,390 when the 2000 census figures were released, but that number was later revised to 3,808 because the Census Bureau had incorrectly reported that 418 residents of a Cornell...

    • Mount Vernon, Kentucky
      Mount Vernon, Kentucky
      Mount Vernon is a city in Rockcastle County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 2,592 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Rockcastle County. It is located at the junction of U.S...

    • Mount Vernon, Maine
      Mount Vernon, Maine
      Mount Vernon is a town in Kennebec County, Maine, United States. The population was 1,524 at the 2000 census.-Geography:According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 43.4 square miles , of which, 37.9 square miles of it is land and 5.6 square miles of...

    • Mount Vernon, Maryland
      Mount Vernon, Maryland
      Mount Vernon is a census-designated place in Somerset County, Maryland, United States. The population was 761 at the 2000 census. It is included in the Salisbury, Maryland Metropolitan Statistical Area.-Geography:...

      , in Somerset County
    • Mount Vernon, Baltimore, Maryland, a neighborhood
    • Mount Vernon, Missouri
      Mount Vernon, Missouri
      Mount Vernon is a city in Lawrence County, Missouri, United States. The population was 4,017 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Lawrence County. It is regionally known for its annual Apple butter Makin' Days festival in October. The high school's athletic teams are known as the...

    • Mont Vernon, New Hampshire
      Mont Vernon, New Hampshire
      Mont Vernon is a town in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 2,409 at the 2010 census.It is not clear why it is spelled differently from the many other towns in the United States named after Mount Vernon, the home of George Washington...

       (note slight spelling difference)
    • Mount Vernon, New York
      Mount Vernon, New York
      Mount Vernon is a city in Westchester County, New York, United States. It lies on the border of the New York City borough of The Bronx.-Overview:...

      , city in Westchester County, largest of the municipalities named Mount Vernon
    • Mount Vernon, Erie County, New York
      Mount Vernon, Erie County, New York
      Mount Vernon, New York is an unincorporated hamlet in the town of Hamburg in Erie County, New York, USA.. It is located within the Frontier Central School District.-References:...

      , hamlet
    • Mount Vernon, Ohio
      Mount Vernon, Ohio
      Mount Vernon is a city in Knox County, Ohio, United States. The population was 16,990 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Knox County. The city is named after Mount Vernon, the plantation owned by George Washington.-History:...

    • Mount Vernon, Oregon
      Mount Vernon, Oregon
      Mount Vernon is a city in Grant County, Oregon, United States. The population was 595 at the 2000 census.-Geography:According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of , all of it land.-Demographics:...

    • Mount Vernon, South Dakota
      Mount Vernon, South Dakota
      Mount Vernon is a city in Davison County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 462 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Mitchell, South Dakota Micropolitan Statistical Area.-Geography:Mount Vernon is located at ....

    • Mount Vernon, Texas
      Mount Vernon, Texas
      Mount Vernon is a town in Franklin County, Texas, United States. It is the Franklin County seat, and the population was 2,286 at the 2000 census.-Geography:Mount Vernon is located at ....

    • Mount Vernon, Virginia
      Mount Vernon, Virginia
      Mount Vernon is a census-designated place in Fairfax County, Virginia, United States. Nearby CDPs are Fort Belvoir , Groveton, Virginia and Hybla Valley, Virginia , and Fort Hunt, Virginia...

      • Mount Vernon
        Mount Vernon
        The name Mount Vernon is a dedication to the English Vice-Admiral Edward Vernon. It was first applied to Mount Vernon, the Virginia estate of George Washington, the first President of the United States...

        , George Washington's home
    • Mount Vernon, Washington
      Mount Vernon, Washington
      Mount Vernon is a city in Skagit County, Washington, United States. The population was 31,743 at the 2010 census. It is one of two principal cities of and included in the Mount Vernon-Anacortes, Washington Metropolitan Statistical Area. It is the county seat of Skagit County...

    • Mt. Vernon, West Virginia
      Mt. Vernon, West Virginia
      Mt. Vernon is an unincorporated community in Putnam County, West Virginia, United States. It is part of the census-designated place of Teays Valley.The community is centered on the intersection of Teays Valley Road and Mt. Vernon/Poplar Fork Road....

    • Mount Vernon Square
      Mount Vernon Square
      Mount Vernon Square is a city square in the Northwest quadrant of Washington, D.C. It is located where the following streets would otherwise intersect: Massachusetts Avenue, New York Avenue, K Street, and 8th Street NW....

       in Washington D.C.
      • The Mount Vernon Square (WMATA station) stop on the Yellow and Green lines of the Washington Metro
      • The Mount Vernon Campus of George Washington University in Washington, D.C.
    • Mount Vernon, Wisconsin
      Mount Vernon, Wisconsin
      Mount Vernon is an unincorporated community in the town of Springdale, Dane County, Wisconsin, United States.-Geography:Mount Vernon is located south of Mount Horeb and southwest of Madison...


See also

  • USS Mount Vernon
    USS Mount Vernon
    USS Mount Vernon has been the name of five U.S. Navy ships:, a steamer purchased by the U.S. Navy in April 1861 and sold in 1865.*USS Mount Vernon , a sidewheel gunboat seized by the U.S. Navy in April 1861, renamed USS in November 1861, and sold in 1865., an ocean liner built in Germany as...

    , for several ships in the U.S. Navy
  • Mount Vernon High School (disambiguation), several different schools