Is Mount Vernon, Texas worth a stop? Yes. The people alone make stopping in Mt. Vernon worth while. You will feel right at home in this cozy little town.
About Mt. Vernon, Texas:
Mount Vernon is the county seat of Franklin County. In the 1920s over one half million peach trees produced the delicious fruit and was paired with watermelons in the 1930s to create an economy driven by flowing produce. Mount Vernon took the honor of the top producer of cane syrup in the following decade.
Things to do:
The Fire Station Museum houses exhibits ranging from Don Meredith to bird eggs.
Sweet Home Texas serves up some legit hotdogs as well as super soups and salads.