Mt Vernon, IA

Mount Vernon where the past, present, and future meet to bring a shopper a diverse mix of antiques, fine cuisine and exceptional art. Mount Vernon is also home to the Cornell College campus, a private four-year liberal arts college. The campus of Cornell is the only college in the USA listed on the National Historic Register. The amenities of a college add to the diversity, sports and enriching opportunities of the Mount Vernon area. Mount Vernon is a unique, picturesque town. Stop in and visit! To see what is going on in the area please visit Mount Vernon Chamber of Commerce or

Notable Landmarks

Abbe Creek School

The historic Abbe Creek School is a one-room schoolhouse museum located one mile west of Mt. Vernon, IA on E48. It is believed to be the oldest standing one room brick schoolhouse in Iowa Abbe Creek School Website


  • Monday 8am-8pm
  • Tuesday 8am-6pm
  • Wednesday 8am-6pm
  • Thursday 8am-8pm
  • Friday 8am-6pm
  • Saturday 8am-3pm
  • Sunday Closed

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