Situated in an ideal location at the foothills of the Cumberland Mountains, Mt. Vernon, KY is the perfect place to live if you want to enjoy the beauty of the mountains. This Rockcastle County community has approximately 2,500 residents, a historic downtown and many natural parks, rivers and lakes nearby to explore. It's located in the Richmond-Berea micropolitan area, providing employment options just outside of town as well. If you are looking for a small community near the mountains, Mt. Vernon has much to make it appealing.
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Mt. Vernon, KY may be a small town, but its musical entertainment options are anything but small. In fact, Rockcastle County has a rich heritage, and Mt. Vernon is home to the Renfro Valley Entertainment Center, which has been called Kentucky's Country Music Capital and has been operating in Kentucky since 1939. Recently, the area welcomed the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame to the community, and all throughout the year residents and visitors alike enjoy music concerts, festivals, and other special events surrounding music.
While Mt. Vernon, KY has the ideal small town feel, with just over 2,500 residents, people who call the community home find that it offers plenty to see and do. In addition to the music venues and the Hall of Fame, the people who live in Mt. Vernon can enjoy fishing and boating on Lake Linville, auto racing, and the BitterSweet Cabin Museum, which has artifacts that date back as far as 1700. While living in Mt. Vernon, you will rarely find that you have time to be bored.
One of the joys of living in Mt. Vernon is the close proximity to the Cumberland Plateau region and all of the natural beauty it offers. Mt. Vernon is near the 125,000 acre Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area. Here you can spend your time boating down a river or hiking among the bluffs, plus see some historic sites along the way. Big South Fork is a great place to spend a weekend exploring the natural side of Mt. Vernon. Other natural areas include the rugged, mountainous Daniel Boone National Forest and the lakeside Pine Mountain State Park, with its relaxing resort. If you love outdoor activities and the natural beauty of the Cumberland Plateau, then a home in Mt. Vernon is ideal for you.
If the natural beauty and small town atmosphere of Mt. Vernon appeals to you, you will find a number of real estate options in the community. Many of them capitalize on the beautiful mountain and forest views of the community. You can buy a home in an established neighborhood or a cabin in a secluded area of the community, and both will put you close to the beauty of the Cumberland Plateau. In addition, Mt. Vernon, KY has quite a bit of undeveloped land, so you can buy a plot and build your own home.
As you search for property or a home in Mt. Vernon, you will need the right real estate agent to help with the process. Sallie Davidson Realtors knows the Cumberland region of Kentucky well, and will help you find the right home for you. Contact Sallie Davidson REALTORS® to get started on your home search today.
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