A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Vandalia ...
The location of Vandalia has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Vandalia has a population of 4,030 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Vandalia.
Vandalia is 760 feet [232 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Vandalia lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Vandalia: (573)
The ZIP code for Vandalia: 63382<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Vandalia had an population of 4,030 people. This is an increase of 3.36% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 59.35% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Vandalia had a population of 3,899 people (or 15.27% of the total population of Audrain County). This makes Vandalia the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Vandalia represents 0.07% of the population of Missouri (which has 5,988,927 people), making it the state's 160th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 3,899 people, the population of Vandalia increased 54.17% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,529 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Vandalia.
Adding Vandalia 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 Vandalia 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 Vandalia elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Vandalia on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Vandalia ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Vandalia - they are located in Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Michigan, Montana, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Texas and West Virginia (3).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Vandalia.
Communities near Vandalia ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Vandalia.
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 Vandalia. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Vandalia.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Vandalia. 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 Vandalia.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Vandalia. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Vandalia.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Vandalia ...
Looking for more information about Vandalia? 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 Vandalia, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Vandalia.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Vandalia. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Audrain County: www.audrain-county.org/
The official website for State of Missouri: https://www.mo.gov/
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This page was last modified: 13 Apr 2021