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Mount Vernon, New York

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Church and war memorial in Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon is the 8th most populated city in the State of New York. It is in south central Westchester County. The city's neighbors include the Bronx on the south, and Yonkers on the west, separated by the Bronx River. Mount Vernon is primarily African American.

Anne Hutchinson started Mount Vernon in the 1640s in New Netherland which later became New York.