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Mount Vernon, NY

Mount Vernon, NY

Mount Vernon, NY

Facts to know when moving to Mount Vernon
When moving to Mount Vernon you should expect to be a part of a community where diversity is embraced – more than 98 different nationalities reside here.  This quaint and charming town of over 68,000 residents offers multiple ways for you to further your career with companies like Granite Tops USA, HalCraft USA, Tiffany & Company, Travers & Company, Beacon Adhesives, and many others.  The community is serviced by four hospitals: Mount Vernon Hospital, White Plains Hospital, Westchester Medical Center, and Sound Shore Medical Center. 

After moving to Mount Vernon (a.k.a. “The City of Homes”), you’ll find the town is basically divided into four main sections:

  1. North Side – the most ethnically diverse region in Mount Vernon with five neighborhoods – Fleetwood, Chester Heights, Huntswood, Estate Manor/Aubyn Estates, and Oakwood Heights.
  2. South Side – this urban area resembles the Bronx and New York City and houses neighborhoods such as Parkside, Southside, apartment buildings, housing projects, and multiple businesses.
  3. Mount Vernon Heights – has been called the “rolling hill of homes,” and is also home to the commercial district of Sandford Square where you’ll find businesses like Target, Petco, Staples, etc.
  4. Downtown – after moving to Mount Vernon, you’ll find the shopping district known by the locals as “The Avenue” located here.

More to know when moving to Mount Vernon
Recreation in the area is provided by local parks like Willson’s Woods Park.  This 23-acre park is the oldest county park in the area.  Here you’ll find wave pools, a water playground, picnic areas, fishing, and hiking/nature trails.  Youth recreation is a huge part of this community, and the Youth Bureau offers children ages 6-21 a variety of activities and programs from life guard training, summer employment, job coaching, summer camp, etc.

If you’re looking for a night in the big city, Mount Vernon is only about 21 miles and a quick train ride away from New York City and all of its wonderful activities.  Mount Vernon is a town committed to making life excellent for the entire family.  Moving to Mount Vernon will open you to a world of diversity and exciting opportunities.

Links and Resources for Moving to Mount Vernon

The service center for Mount Vernon, NY is located in Stratford, CT.

Information about Mount Vernon, NY

Est. Population: 68878
County: Westchester
Latitude: 40.9167
Longitude: -73.8500
Zip Codes: 10550