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Mount Vernon
Skagit County, Washington


Page Contents for Mount Vernon, Washington

Statistics & Facts


History & History-related items

City Attractions


Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.




Statistics & Facts

The Washington state capital is Olympia.
The population of Mount Vernon is approximately 26,232 (2000), 31743 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 7,167 (1990), 11342 (2010).
The amount of land area in Mount Vernon is 21.835 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Mount Vernon is 11.1 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.51 sq kilometers.
The distance from Mount Vernon to Washington DC is 2482 miles.
The distance to the Washington state capital is 99 miles. (as the crow flies)
Mount Vernon is positioned 48.42 degrees north of the equator and 122.31 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Mount Vernon elevation is 180 feet above sea level.
Mount Vernon median income is $ 37,999 (2000).
The Mount Vernon median home price is $ 142,000 (2000).
Mount Vernon average annual rainfall is 32.31 inches per year
Mount Vernon average annual precipitation is 35.4 inches peryear.
Mount Vernon average annual snowfall is 16.1 inches per year.
The average winter temperature is 39.7 degrees F.
The average spring temperature is 49.4 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 62.4 degrees F.
The average fall temperature is 51.0 degrees F.


in northwestern Washington about 25 miles from Bellingham and 55 miles from Seattle. Other nearby communities include Burlington, Big Lake, Clear Lake, Sedro-Woolley, Lake Ketchum, Bay View, North Stanwood and La Conner.
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History & History Related Items

Here is a history page for Mount Vernon.
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The incorporation of Mount Vernon

27 June 1890


Skagit Valley Tulip Festival
April each year
PO Box 1784
100 E. Montgomery St.
Mount Vernon, WA 98273
Phone 360-428-5959

Skagit Valley Highland Games and Scottish Faire
July each year

Childrens Museum of Skagit County
419 South 1st Street
Mount Vernon, WA

Western Washington Shakespeare Festival
sponsored by Skagit Valley College
For Tickets Call: (360) 336-8955 or Toll Free (877) 754-6284
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Mount Vernon City Government

City of Mount Vernon
910 Cleveland Avenue
P.O. Box 809
Mount Vernon, WA 98273
Phone: 360-336-6211
Fax: 360-336-0623

Mount Vernon is the county seat of Skagit County.

Mount Vernon Chamber

Mount Vernon Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 1007
Mount Vernon, WA 98273
Phone: 360-428-8547
Fax: 360-424-6237

Mount Vernon Organizations

Mount Vernon Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 1007
Mount Vernon, WA 98273
Phone: 360-428-8547
Fax: 360-424-6237

Mount Vernon Libraries

Mount Vernon Library
315 Snoqualmie Street
Mount Vernon, WA 98273
Phone: 360-336-6209
FAX: 360-336-6259

Mount Vernon Schools

Mount Vernon School District
124 East Lawrence St
Mount Vernon, WA 98273
Phone: (360) 428-6110


Skagit Valley College">
Mount Vernon Campus
2405 East College Way
Mount Vernon, WA 98273
Phone: (360) 416-7600
Mount Vernon


The population of Mount Vernon was:
1888 - 1,000
1990 - 17,647
2000 - 26,232
2003 - 27,060

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