The City of Mount Vernon, NY
Mount Vernon is a popular city in the state of New York with a total of 68,815 residents living there. Mount Vernon is ranked as the eighth most populated city in New York and the 430th most populated city in the United States. The largest nearby city to Mount Vernon is New York, approximately 29 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Mount Vernon, including Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar, Bel Paese Ristorante & Cafe, Cold Stone Creamery, Bel-Paese and Briarcliff Seafood Meats & Deli. For a larger selection of Mount Vernon restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Mount Vernon Museums and/or Golf Courses, including the Elijah Miller House, Lyndhurst (Jay Gould Estate), Kykuit, Philipsburg Manor House and Edward Hopper House Art Center. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Mount Vernon please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 9 airports are located in or near Mount Vernon:
- Caldwell Essex County Airport (CDM)
- Danbury Municipal Airport (DXR)
- Farmingdale Republic Airport (FRG)
- Montgomery Orange Country Airport (MGJ)
- New York Kennedy Airport (JFK)
- New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA)
- Newark Liberty Intl. Airport (EWR)
- Newburgh Stewart Intl. Airport (SWF)
- Teterboro Airport (TEB)
Mount Vernon, New York Climate and WeatherIn the month of January, Mount Vernon experiences an average high temperature of 39 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in January are usually about 20 degrees with an average rainfall of 3.56 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Mount Vernon with daytime temperatures averaging 82 degrees in the summer, and 42 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Mount Vernon to receive an average of 3.4 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 4.17 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 102 degrees in the summer and as low as -14 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Mount Vernon should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 65 degrees, and nighttime lows of 41.
Mount Vernon, New York Attractions
1Adventureland - Farmingdale,
Adventureland is an amusement park in East Farmingdale, New York. Adventureland is located on Route 110. Admission is free. Tickets cost $1.00 and rides take 3-5 tickets. Guests can also obtain a P.O.P. for $21.99. Some of the attractions/rides consist of the following:
2Afro-American Historical and Cultural Society Museum - , Jersey City,
The Afro-American Historical and Cultural Society Museum is located is on the upper floor of the Miller Branch of the Jersey City, New Jersey Public Library, its collection is dedicated to the African American experience.
3AIDS Museum - Newark,
A United States HIV/AIDS Memorial Museum, to be located in Newark, New Jersey in the US.
4Akin Free Library - Pawling, , , , village,
The Akin Free Library on Quaker Hill is a historic eclectic late Victorian stone building in the hamlet of Quaker Hill, town of Pawling, Dutchess County, New York in the US, listed in the National Register of Historic Places as a historic place of local significance since 1991.
5Alumni Hall - St. John's University -
Carnesecca Arena is a 6,008-seat multi-purpose arena in Queens County, New York in the US. It was built in 1961 and renamed in honor of Hall of Fame Coach Lou Carnesecca on November 23, 2004. It is the exclusive home to the St. John's University Red Storm women's basketball team, and also hosts the men's team, mainly for games that are not expected to draw a crowd sufficient to fill Madison Square Garden. In practice, the men play virtually all their Big East home games at MSG and their non-conference home games here.
6American Airpower Museum - Farmingdale,
The American Airpower Museum, is located on former site of the Republic Aviation in East Farmingdale, New York which is now part of Republic Airport, maintains a collection of aviation artifacts, and an array of aircraft spanning the many years of the aircraft factory's history.
7American Folk Art Museum - , Manhattan,
The American Folk Art Museum is the leading center for the study and enjoyment of American folk art, as well as the work of international self-taught artists. It is located at 45 West 53rd Street, between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, in Midtown Manhattan.
8American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark - , Haledon,
The Pietro and Maria Botto House, which is also referred to as Pietro Botto House, at 83 Norwood Street, Haledon, New Jersey is where leaders of the Industrial Workers of the World union spoke to the 15,000 striking workers of the Paterson Silk Strike of 1913. Elizabeth Gurley Flynn and Upton Sinclair also spoke from the balcony.
9American Merchant Marine Museum - , Kings Point,
The United States Merchant Marine Academy is one of the five United States service academies. It is charged with training officers for the United States Merchant Marine, branches of the military, or the transportation industry.
10American Museum of Natural History - , Manhattan,
The American Museum of Natural History, that can be found on the Upper West Side of Manhattan in New York City, is one of the largest and most celebrated museums in the world. Located in park-like grounds across the street from Central Park, the Museum comprises 25 interconnected buildings that house 46 permanent exhibition halls, research laboratories, and its renowned library.
Mount Vernon, New York Hotels
6Springhill Suites By Marriott Tarrytown/greenburgh
480 White Plains Rd
Tarrytown, NY 10591
Mount Vernon, New York Restaurants
This is a list of Mount Vernon Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Dessert Restaurants, Fast Foods & Carry Out and Japanese Restaurants. Happy Dining!
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