City Development Board en SE Iowa Town To Discontinue <p>Mount Sterling is located at the bottom of a hill along County Road W20 in southern Van Buren County.&nbsp; It&rsquo;s close enough to the Missouri border that when you look out from AJ&rsquo;s Bar &amp; Grill&rsquo;s patio, you can see the Show Me State.</p><p>Mount Sterling is known for several things.&nbsp; When the town was founded more than 150-years ago, it became known as &ldquo;Dogtown&rdquo; because reports said more dogs lived there than people.</p> Wed, 18 Apr 2012 16:01:43 +0000 Jason Parrott 13684 at SE Iowa Town To Discontinue