Alexandrian Public Library is located in Mt. Vernon, in Posey County,
Indiana. The main library and bookmobile serve Black, Lynn, Marrs,
Point and Robinson townships in Posey County.
Entertainment and Recreation in Posey County:
Vernon/Posey County Information
on the area provided by the Posey County Chamber of Commerce
of Mt. Vernon
on Mt. Vernon provided by our local government
about this popular tourist destination in Posey County
- A website
dedicated to the history of New Harmony
School District of Mt Vernon
for all local schools in Mt Vernon
County's contribution to the state park system
Nature Conservancy's swamp preserves, complete with cypress trees!
part of the Nature Conservancy's protection in Posey County
New Harmony Theatre
theatre produced by the University of Southern Indiana
Libraries in the Mt. Vernon Area:
County Public Library
system serving patrons through eight different branches throughout
Mt. Vernon School District Library Catalog
the catalog for items held in the Mt. Vernon area schools
Poseyville Carnegie Public Library
Carnegie library established to serve residents of Poseyville
oldest continually operating public library, located in New Harmony
located on University of Southern Indiana's campus
University of Evansville Libraries
for all UE libraries
APL Provides to the Posey County Area:
& Facts about Posey County:
population of Mount Vernon is approximately 7478 (2000 Census).
approximate number of families is 3236.
amount of land area in Mount Vernon is 2.374 sq. miles.
amount of surface water is 0.066 sq miles.
Vernon is positioned 37.93 degrees north of the equator and 87.89
degrees west of the prime meridian.
land area of Posey County is 408.5 sq. miles.
population density of Posey County is 66.2 people per sq. mile.
County was named in 1814 for Indiana Territorial Governor Thomas Posey.
highest point in Posey County is 581 feet above sea level, found in
Eastern Posey County near the intersection of Diamond Island road
and Rexing road.
lowest point in Posey County--also the lowest point in the state--is
338 feet above sea level, at the confluence of the Ohio and Wabash