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Mount Vernon, Illinois is located in Jefferson County. Zip codes in Mount Vernon, IL include 62864. The median home price in Mount Vernon is $119,900 which is roughly $90/per square foot. More Mount Vernon information.

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Thursday Jul 17 | WSIL

Fires Under Investigation in Mt. Vernon

The first happened late Monday night in the 1700 block of South 15th Street. Kevin Sargent, assistant chief of the Mt.


Thursday Jul 17 | Belleville News Democrat

Woman escapes early Thursday fire

The lone occupant of a Mount Vernon home was able to escape without injury early Thursday morning as a fire extensively damaged her home.


Fri Jul 11, 2014

WJPF-AM Carterville

Teen Dies While Jogging

Jefferson County Coroner Eddie Jo Marks says 16-year-old Dakota Mitchem had trouble breathing and collapsed when he went out for a jog Wednesday morning in Mt Vernon.


Mon Jul 07, 2014


Members say farewell to 1921 Mount Vernon church

Members of one of the oldest churches in southern Illinois' Jefferson County are saying farewell to the nearly century-old building.


KWQC-TV Davenport

News Minute: Here is the latest Illinois news from The Associated Press

Flooding has forced two Mississippi River bridges to close, and there is growing concern that conditions could worsen in parts of Illinois and Missouri.


Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Keeping your pet safe in the hot summer

Dr. Dwight Thomas of Thomas Animal Hospital in Mount Vernon, Ill., says the most important tip for pet owners who have animals exposed to heat is to give them plenty of water and keep them out of direct sunlight.



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