If you are looking for small-town hospitality, look no further than Mt. Vernon, Kentucky. Mt. Vernon has an incredible location just forty-five miles south of Lexington. It sits just off Interstate 75 at exits 62 and 59, nestled in the scenic foothills of the Cumberland Mountains. Among its many other advantageous features, Mt. Vernon is home to “Kentucky’s Country Music Capital,” Renfro Valley, which began in 1939 and continues to be a popular tourist attraction in the state. Mt. Vernon also encompasses the state-of-the-art Kentucky Music Hall of Fame and Museum.
Clearly, Mt. Vernon is the perfect place to enjoy the best of gospel, bluegrass, and country music, relax, escape the hustle and bustle, and enjoy a variety of festivals and special events. Other opportunities in the area include horseback riding through the scenic countryside, kayaking on the Rockcastle River, boating on Lake Linville, and ATVing on off-road trails. You’ll also find exciting shopping options and historical points of interest like the BitterSweet Cabin Village. Speaking of history, Mt. Vernon has a long one, first settled in 1790. It serves as the Rockcastle County seat and was named after George Washington’s home. Mt. Vernon’s post office opened in 1811 and in 1818 the town was incorporated. Today it is home to fewer than three thousand people.
Despite its small size, Mt. Vernon has a variety of housing choices. Homes for sale in Mt. Vernon includes an array of single-family detached homes of many styles, floor plans, ages, and square footage. Occasionally, there is also land for sale in Mt. Vernon. The variety of Mt. Vernon real estate is reflected in the broad range of listing prices. We look forward to providing you with more specific information about the available properties in Mt. Vernon, Kentucky, so please connect with us today or at your earliest opportunity.
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