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Franklin County Chamber of Commerce

The mission of the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce is to promote economic and community development and improve the quality of life and business climate for the citizens for Mt. Vernon and Franklin County.

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Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

Weekly newspaper from Mount Vernon, Texas that includes local, state and national news along with advertising.

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City of Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon is a city in the county seat of Franklin County, Texas in the northeastern part of the state. The population was 2,662 at the 2010 census. The area was first settled in the mid-1840's, the first town was originally called Keith and was renamed Lone Star in 1850. Although the name was not officially changed to Mount Vernon until September 1875, the town was generally known as Mount Vernon much earlier than that. Mount Vernon is located at on Interstate 30 between Dallas and Texarkana.

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Mount Vernon EDC

To proactively pursue the economic growth of the City of Mount Vernon through providing quality resources to attract and expand both new and existing businesses and industries, thereby enhancing the economy and promoting an excellent quality of life for the citizens of Mount Vernon.

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Franklin County Texas

Franklin County Courthouse 200 N. Kaufman Street Mount Vernon, TX 75457

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Franklin County Genealogical Society

The Society was formed to aid those persons researching their families who had lived in Franklin County, Texas. As the Society has continued to grow, its members and volunteers can do research worldwide; their website's objective is to extend the Society's mission to an online, global audience. Explore their website for more information about the Society, as well as Franklin County and genealogical resources.

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Franklin County Arts Alliance

To promote cultural awareness of the visual and performing arts in Franklin County, Texas and the surrounding area and to promote education in the Arts.

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CASETA

The mission of the Center for the Advancement and Study of Early Texas Art is to promote the preservation, study and appreciation of Texas visual arts and its history.

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Texas Historical Commission

The Texas Historical Commission (THC) is the state agency for historic preservation. We save the real places that tell the real stories of Texas.

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Mount Vernon Main Street

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Mount Vernon Music

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