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Vinton, Iowa

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The location of Vinton

Welcome to Vinton ...

The city of Vinton is located in Benton County and is the County Seat for Benton County.

The location of Vinton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Vinton has a population of 5,093 people<2> (see below for details).

Vinton is 800 feet [244 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Vinton lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Vinton is within the (319) area code.

The ZIP code for Vinton: 52349<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Vinton had a population of 5,257 people (which is 20.16% of the total population of Benton County). This makes Vinton the county's most populous community.

The population of Vinton represents 0.17% of the population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 73rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,257 people, the population of Vinton increased 3.04% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 5,102 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Vinton had an population of 5,093 people. This is a decrease of 3.12% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.18% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Vinton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Vinton - they are located in California, Kansas (2), Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio (2), Quebec, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Vinton. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Vinton. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Vinton. Our list includes 13 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Vinton:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Vinton ...

Looking for more information about Vinton? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Vinton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Vinton.

Communities near Vinton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Hiawatha   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the Southeast (SE) of Vinton

Located in Linn County

Robins   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of Vinton

Located in Linn County

Center Point   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of Vinton

Located in Linn County

La Porte City   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Vinton

Located in Black Hawk County

Atkins   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Vinton

Urbana   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Vinton

Dysart   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of Vinton

Located in Tama County

Palo   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Vinton

Located in Linn County

Shellsburg   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Vinton

Newhall   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of Vinton

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Vinton.

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Footnotes ...

<1>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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Vinton.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Vinton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Vinton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Vinton or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Vinton) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Vinton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Vinton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Vinton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.1642, Longitude: -92.0271     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Vinton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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