Mt Vernon IGA has just been added to our group of stores; and just like Benton IGA and Townsend IGA; they have been in Business many years, but under different owners. The present ownership took over Benton IGA & Townsend IGA in 2005, and Mt Vernon IGA in November 2010. The present company is Retail Marketing Corporation; which is a Kentucky Corporation and is owned by two families that have been in the Grocery Business since 1922. They presently own five Grocery Stores; Benton IGA and Townsend IGA which are located in Tennessee, and Mt Vernon IGA which is located in Kentucky, and two stores under the Wholesale Food Outlet IGA Banner located in Georgia. During this; Benton IGA, and Townsend IGA have gone under the IGA banner. IGA stands for Independent Grocers Alliance, for more information on IGA go to the web site, www.iga.com. While RMC has owned the Stores; much improvements has taken place in all the Stores, many enhancements have been added to make our customers shopping experience the best possible each time they shop. Our Goal is to meet our Customers shopping needs while giving each customer that down home friendly service and meeting any special needs that you may have while you shop. Each time you shop with us your Satisfaction is our Goal, every time you think Benton IGA, Townsend IGA, or Mt Vernon IGA; think of SERVICE, SATISFACTION, and SAVINGS.
Benton, Townsend & Mt Vernon have achieved IGA Five Star status in 2016 – the highest level of recognition possible under the IGA Assessment Program's rigorous standards.
Townsend IGA has once again achieved IGA Five Star status in 2015 — the highest level of recognition possible under the IGA Assessment Program's rigorous standards.
Both Benton & Townsend IGA's have once again achieved IGA Five Star status in 2014 — the highest level of recognition possible under the IGA Assessment Program's rigorous standards.
Both Benton & Townsend IGA's have once again achieved IGA Five Star status in 2013 — the highest level of recognition possible under the IGA Assessment Program's rigorous standards.
Both Benton & Townsend IGA's have achieved IGA Five Star status in 2012 — the highest level of recognition possible under the IGA Assessment Program's rigorous standards.
Townsend IGA has achieved IGA Five Star status again in 2011 — the highest level of recognition possible under the IGA Assessment Program’s rigorous standards.
Both Benton & Townsend IGA's have achieved IGA Five Star status in 2010 — the highest level of recognition possible under the IGA Assessment Program’s rigorous standards.
Employee of the QuarterJames Taylor
Visit our friendly and unique grocery store in the Smokies for all of your families needs! We offer Gas, Groceries, Health & Beauty, Produce, Meat, Deli, Bakery, Western Union, Money Orders, Fax Service, Copies, Camping Supplies, Firewood, Propane (exchanges & purchases), Phone Cards, & Gift Cards. We look forward to serving you seven days a week from 7am to 9pm.
Appalachian Bear Rescue
Hometown Proud is not just a saying around here at Townsend IGA we work with our Community on a daily basis. One of the organizations that are dear to us is Appalachian Bear Rescue, they shop at our Store several times weekly to buy food and supplies to feed the Bears that they are nurturing back to health to be released back in the wild. If you would like to make a donation to help them; please click on the donate button below. One hundred percent of everything donated will be given back to the organization in Gift Certificates to help them purchase food and supplies for the orphan Bears and Cubs. More info at appalachianbearrescue.org
Townsend IGA collected $800 in Gift Cards for the Appalachian Bear Rescue Fundraiser during Memorial Day weekend 2015!
At Benton IGA; you can expect to find each time you visit us Friendly Associates willing to help you at what ever need you have. From the Freshest Produce, to the choices cuts of USDA Inspect Meats, to the Freshest Dairy available, to the Home-style goodness in our Deli Department, to the large selection of Grocery and Specialty items. Our Customers are always #1!
Please visit Mt Vernon IGA at their new website: www.mtvernoniga.com
Mt. Vernon home town proud iga means low prices and friendly courtesy services! We offer a great variety of groceries, meat, produce and deli/bakery.
Employee of the QuarterKayla Barnett
We take special pride in ourselves for our special cuts and fresh meats; not shipped from across the country, in which we grind our own meats several times daily, that is not gassed.
Our produce is the freshest, top quality and best variety you will find anywhere around.
Our deli/bakery has top quality deli meats and breads, along with hot lunch daily specials. We also offer fresh sandwiches, fresh bakery products and specialty birthday/holiday cakes made upon request.
We are your home town proud store involved in fund raisers and local events, we are conveniently located at 305 w. Hwy. 150, Mt. Vernon, ky 40456. Please visit us regularly to take advantage of our super low prices and our in store specials, as well as our weekly specials!
Please also come by and take advantage of our cheapest gas in town; in which you save three cents on every gallon with your iga extra savings card & earn extra savings on fuel saving rewards. More groceries you buy the more money you save!
The services we offer daily are gas, groceries, money orders, postage stamps, propane (exchanges & purchases), pre-paid phone cards & gift cards. We accept the following for all grocery purchases: cash, debit & credit cards, w.I.C., Mfg coupons, food stamps (ebt) and checks for the amount of purchase.
We look forward to serving you seven days a week from 7am to 9pm. You do not have to walk five miles to get what you need or find someone to help, we stand ready and waiting to serve you our valued customers, thank you for shopping your hometown iga.