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Welcome to Valles Mines ...

Valles Mines is primarily located in Jefferson County<1>. A portion of Valles Mines extends into Saint Francois County.

The location of Valles Mines has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Valles Mines is 760 feet [232 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Valles Mines is within the boundaries of the (636) area code.

The ZIP code for Valles Mines: 63087<4>

Adding Valles Mines to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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

In addition, we also found mention of Valles Mines elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Valles Mines on a .

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Valles Mines on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Valles Mines ...

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

  • Farmington [Saint Francois County]
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    • Farmington [Saint Francois County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Valles Mines
    • Estimated population in 2019: 19,113 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Farmington<6>
  • Festus [Jefferson County]
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    • Festus [Jefferson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Valles Mines
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,036 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Festus have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Festus
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Festus<6>
  • Park Hills [Saint Francois County]
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    • Park Hills [Saint Francois County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Valles Mines
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,529 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Park Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Park Hills
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Park Hills<6>
  • Bonne Terre [Saint Francois County]
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    • Bonne Terre [Saint Francois County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Valles Mines
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,118 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bonne Terre have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bonne Terre<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • De Soto [Jefferson County]
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      • De Soto [Jefferson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Valles Mines
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,345 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for De Soto<6>
    • Pevely [Jefferson County]
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      • Pevely [Jefferson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Valles Mines
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,978 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pevely have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pevely
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pevely<6>
    • Desloge [Saint Francois County]
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      • Desloge [Saint Francois County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Valles Mines
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,882 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Desloge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Desloge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Desloge<6>
    • Flat River [Saint Francois County]
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      • Flat River [Saint Francois County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Valles Mines
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flat River have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Crystal City [Jefferson County]
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      • Crystal City [Jefferson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Valles Mines
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,700 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crystal City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crystal City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crystal City<6>
    • Herculaneum [Jefferson County]
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      • Herculaneum [Jefferson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Valles Mines
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,138 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Herculaneum have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Herculaneum
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Herculaneum<6>

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 Valles Mines. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Valles Mines.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Valles Mines. 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 Valles Mines.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Valles Mines ...

Looking for more information about Valles Mines? 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 Valles Mines, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Valles Mines.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Missouri

About Jefferson County

About Missouri

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffcomo.org/

The official website for State of Missouri: https://www.mo.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Missouri's counties, including Jefferson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Valles Mines - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 community (such as Valles Mines). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Valles Mines or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Valles Mines) 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 Valles Mines. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Valles Mines

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Valles Mines. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.0420, Longitude: -90.4998       In this case, the coordinates for Valles Mines have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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