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Mt. Vernon, IL, is located just one hour east of St. Louis, MO. Located at the crossroads of I-57 and I-64, Mt. Vernon features over 60 restaurants, 4 golf courses, several historic landmarks, and Cedarhurst‘s nationally accredited museum and sculpture park. Mt. Vernon is close enough to visit St. Louis, Chicago, or Indianapolis for the day or has several lakes and parks nearby for camping, hiking, hunting, or outdoor activities. With all of the amenities of a major city, but with the calm pace of suburban America.  Restaurants range from standard fast food chains, to Rare Chophouse, a high-end steak restaurant with regional appeal and an award winning wine list.  Mount Vernon also has strong public and private schools, with the public system building a new $74 million, 315,000 square foot high school which opened in Fall 2016.

Mt. Vernon is a growing and expanding rural community that serves as a hub of employment, entertainment, and shopping for surrounding counties. In the past two years there have been several business investments in the community. These investments show a level of strong commitment and dedication to provide more insured employees and better quality of life. The major investments have been made by Continental Tire ($129 million), Crossroads Community Hospital ($23 million), Drury Inn and Suites ($22 million), Magnum Steel Works ($15 million), Times Square Mall ($12 million), Holiday Inn Express ($10 million), and Double Tree by Hilton ($6 million), to just name a few. In addition to business and industrial expansions, new retail stores have either been built or remodeled recently, including Hobby Lobby, and incoming Menards, Starbucks, and Panera Bread.

About Mt. Vernon Education:

Mt. Vernon has strong public and private schools, with the public system building a new $74 million, 315,000 square foot high school which opened in Fall 2016. Two local colleges feature nursing degrees; Rend Lake College is nearby in Ina, IL, and Kaskaskia College is in Centralia, IL.


About the future of Mt. Vernon:

In the past two years there have been several business investments in the community. These investments show a level of strong commitment and dedication to provide more insured employees and better quality of life. The major investments have been made by Continental Tire ($129 million), Crossroads Community Hospital ($23 million), Drury Inn and Suites ($22 million), Magnum Steel Works ($15 million), Times Square Mall ($12 million), Holiday Inn Express ($10 million), and Double Tree by Hilton ($6 million), to just name a few. In addition to business and industrial expansions, new retail stores have either been built or remodeled recently, including Hobby Lobby, Kohl’s, Starbucks, Panera Bread, and an upcoming Menards.








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