Mount VernonRiver commerce was central to the livelihood of nineteenth century towns along the Ohio. This is still true in the twenty-first century. The Port of Indiana Mount Vernon is the eighth largest inland port in the country based on trip to-miles. It moves more cargo by water and rail than any other port in Indiana. This Ohio River port handles three to five million tons of grain, coal, fertilizer, steel, minerals, cement and heavy lift project cargo each year.
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|Date Added||Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 12:28am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 421413 N 4198601|
|Decimal Degrees||37.93158333, -87.89425000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 55.895', W 87° 53.655'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 55' 53.70" N, 87° 53' 39.30" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 149-199 E 3rd St, Mt Vernon IN 47620, US|
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