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About Vernon Center, MN

First settled and established as the Village of Vernon in 1857 with most of the town site proprietors coming from Mount Vernon, Ohio. When the railroad built east of old Vernon, they laid out a new town first called Edgewood. In 1885, the two towns were consolidated under the current name of Vernon Center. Our City is located half-way between the cities of Mankato and Blue Earth with State Hwy 169 dividing our City in two.

The 4th of July is a town celebration that has continued since the early 1900’s and includes daytime activities for the young and old to enjoy and an evening parade followed by a spectacular firework’s display at dusk.

Our City proudly hosts a volunteer Fire Department, four churches, a bank, lumber yard, meat locker and many other businesses.

Sponsors of Vernon Center, MN


Since the founding of our communities, organizations, businesses and citizens have stepped forward to build and serve their community. Click on any of the logos below to learn about those who made this website possible! If you would like to learn about becoming a sponsor CLICK HERE!

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Businesses of Vernon Center, MN


The businesses of our towns are truly the lifeblood of each community, click on any businesses below to learn about them, to learn how to add your business to your town and county page CLICK HERE

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Community Organizations of Vernon Center, MN


Small towns and rural communities throughout the Midwest are looking for ways to strengthen their economies, provide better quality of life, and build on local assets. Here you will find the organizations that stabilize, preserve, and revitalize the small towns and rural areas alike. To submit your organization to be included on your town and county page CLICK HERE!

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Events of Vernon Center, MN


The small towns of the Midwest have long shared pride in their communities through festivals and events! Citizens from each community, working together, continue to offer entertainment options that not only appeal to their citizens, but visitors to their community! Below you will find festivals and events you are sure to want to attend! If you would like to have (DST) include an annual festival or event on your town and county page CLICK HERE!

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Faith Communities of Vernon Center, MN


Throughout the years faith organizations have not only been an essential part of a town's religious life, but its community life. Below you will find stories about these organizations, If you would like to induct a faith organization to be added to your town and county page CLICK HERE!

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Points of Interest of Vernon Center, MN


The communities of the Midwest have a lifestyle unique to their region — rich in history and points of interest like no other! Below you will find points of interest you are sure to want to visit! To nominate a landmark, historic location, museum, etc. as a point of interest on your county and region page CLICK HERE!

Blue Earth County, MN


Visit our county page and you will learn about the contributions made by the citizens from our town and county (founders, business people, volunteers, entrepreneurs and military veterans). Here you will find information about our town and county's points of interest, festivals/events and faith community. You also will learn about the community organizations that have built and continue to build strong communities (chambers, community groups, and departments, etc) and much more when you visit the Blue Earth County, MN page.

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Citizens of Blue Earth County, MN


The citizens from our towns for generations have exhibited a pride in community and a enterprising spirit! Click on any of the citizens below to learn more about them. To nominate a citizen to be added to your town and county page CLICK HERE!

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Veterans of Blue Earth County, MN


Veterans come from many walks of life and whether a veteran has severed two decades ago or two days ago, they have made our freedoms possible. Below you will find stories about many who have served. If you would like to nominate a veteran to be included on your town and county page CLICK HERE!