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Welcome to Vidette ...

The city of Vidette is located in Burke County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Vidette, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated 1910.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Vidette has a population of 105 people<2> (see below for details).

Vidette is 350 feet [107 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Vidette lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Vidette: (706) & (762)<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Vidette had an population of 105 people. This is a decrease of 6.25% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 96.47% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Vidette had a population of 112 people. This makes Vidette the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 112 people, the population of Vidette decreased 96.23% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,973 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Vidette.

Communities Also Named Vidette ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 4 communities that are also named Vidette - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, British Columbia and Kansas.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Vidette.

Communities near Vidette ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Vidette.

  • Drone
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    • Drone lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the east of Vidette.
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 14,568 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Drone have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Drone
  • Thomas Station
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    • Thomas Station lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Vidette.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,752 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thomas Station have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thomas Station
  • Waynesboro
  • Louisville
  • Wrens Station
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wrens Station
    • Wrens Station lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Vidette.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,939 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wrens Station
  • Wrens
  • Wadley
  • Blythe
  • Stapletons Crossroads
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    • Stapletons Crossroads lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Vidette.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 393 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stapletons Crossroads have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stapletons Crossroads
  • Stapleton

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Vidette. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Vidette.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Vidette. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Vidette.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Vidette. See our Newspapers Page for Vidette.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Vidette ...

Looking for more information about Vidette? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Vidette, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Vidette.

Adding Vidette to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Vidette in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Vidette was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1910.

We also found Vidette on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1953.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Vidette.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Vidette. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Burke, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Vidette.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Vidette - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Vidette) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Vidette. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from VidetteOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Vidette. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.0377, Longitude: -82.2476    
<6>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




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