The Official Website of Mount Vernon, Alabama

NOTICE 3/11/2021: The phone lines are still being worked on at the Town Hall.  An alternate number 251-829-9966.

Job Listing: Debris Haul Monitor

Click here for details of the Fish Hunt or Die event


The Town of Mt. Vernon is now accepting resumes for Police Chief - Contract. Selected person for this position must possess proven leadership abilities plus professional communication skills. Interested applicants should submit their resume via email to marked "Police Chief" in the subject line, or mail resumes to the Town of Mt. Vernon, 1565 Boyles Avenue, Mt. Vernon, Al 36560, Attn: Mayor Driskell. All resumes should include a full disclosure of employment history, training certifications (LEO certificate required) and any and all educational accomplishments. Deadline for applying for this position is October 16, 2020.

Public Works News

Pictured left to right are Penny Marks  (maint. mech.), Shedrick Varner  (Public Works Supervisor), and Kirt Norwood  (Public Service Worker 1)

Our Public Works crew started Phase One on Monday, March 8, 2021 and have completed installing 25 new water meters.

"Thank you for your diligent and hard work in getting this done in a timely manner."

~Mayor, Council and townsfolk.  

After-hours contact 251-829-9966

The storm debris removal started on Thursday, March 11, 2021 and is progressing smoothly.  Spenzr Disaster Relief is the company removing the debris and Cartodyne is the monitoring co. documenting the process and a FEMA rep. helping out.  

The Town of Mount Vernon had a Special Called Council Meeting, Saturday, April 18, 2020 at 10:00 AM regarding a proposed ordinance to discuss A “Stay at home” Public Safety Curfew Ordinance During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency. Click here for a summary of ordinance 04-18-20.

Effective immediately, the Town of Mount Vernon Library will be
shut down in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Wi-Fi services will continue to be active for those who need use of it outside of the Library premises.


These web links have been provided to allow patrons access to the Alabama Virtual Library.

More About the MVPD

Town of Mt. Vernon Comprehensive Plan
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Notice to all Town of Mt. Vernon Sewer Clients

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Annual Drinking Water Quality Report 2016

Welcome New Businesses


May 27, 2012 was the ceremony unveiling eight Historical Markers in Mt. Vernon


  1. Old Federal Road,
  2. Military Road,
  3. MT. Vernon Barracks - Searcy Hospital,
  4. Fort Stoddert,
  5. Col. Ephraim Kirby Grave,
  6. MT. Vernon Museum-- Old Train Depot,
  7. MOWA Reservation,
  8. St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church -Chastang

Seniors Come Join the Fun!

Senior Citizens meet at the Mt. Vernon Senior Center at 1220 Military Road for lunch and activities from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Monday - Friday. The center is closed on Saturday and Sunday. For more information call 251-829-9696.
Lunch Donation $1.25

Mount Vernon waste collection is now provided by Advanced Disposal.
Garbage is collected on Mondays in all areas.
For more information see the waste collection page.

About Mt. Vernon

Upcoming Meetings

Town Council
April 6, 2021
at 4 pm

April 6, 2021
at 5 pm

Town Council
April 20, 2021
at 4 pm

April 20, 2021
at 5 pm


Holidays 2018-19
(click here)

Beautiful Mt. Vernon, Alabama, is located on Highway 43, at Highway 96, about 20 miles north of Mobile. Mt. Vernon's population is 1680.

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Mt. Vernon is the site of historical Fort Stoddert

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