Review of Mount Vernon, Illinois


One of the worst places I've ever lived.
Star Rating - 1/13/2016
The cost of living is good here and there are some nice neighborhoods. There isn't much to do here unless you like to drink in bars or eat fast food. There is only one decent place to eat that is not a chain but it's dreadfully overpriced. Up until about a year ago we didn't even have a bookstore. Now we do and I'm nervous that it will go out of business. This is a truck stop town. The people are not welcoming to newcomers; there are very few transplants. I can't wait to leave.
Tara | Mount Vernon, IL
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