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Welcome to Vanceburg ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Vanceburg has a population of 1,407 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Vanceburg.
Vanceburg is 530 feet [162 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Vanceburg lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel south from Vanceburg, you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).
The telephone area code for Vanceburg: (606)
The ZIP code for Vanceburg: 41179<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Vanceburg had an population of 1,407 people. This is a decrease of 7.31% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 18.72% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Vanceburg had a population of 1,518 people (or 10.94% of the total population of Lewis County). This makes Vanceburg the county's most populous community.
The population of Vanceburg represents 0.03% of the population of Kentucky (which has 4,339,367 people), making it the state's 168th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,518 people, the population of Vanceburg decreased 12.31% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,731 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Vanceburg.
Communities Also Named Vanceburg ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Vanceburg - it's located in Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Vanceburg.
Communities near Vanceburg ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Vanceburg.
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 Vanceburg. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Vanceburg.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Vanceburg. 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 Vanceburg.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Vanceburg. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Vanceburg.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Vanceburg ...
Looking for more information about Vanceburg? 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 Vanceburg, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Vanceburg.
Adding Vanceburg to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Vanceburg in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Vanceburg was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Vanceburg on our Genealogy Page.
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022