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Welcome to Vastus ...

Vastus is located in Butler County<1>.

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

Vastus is 300 feet [91 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Vastus is within the (573) area code.

Adding Vastus 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 Vastus 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 Vastus elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a Rand McNally Map of Missouri (1897).

We also found Vastus on a .

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

Communities near Vastus ...

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

  • Poplar Bluff [Butler County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poplar Bluff
    • Poplar Bluff [Butler County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Vastus
    • Estimated population in 2019: 16,937 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Poplar Bluff have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poplar Bluff
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Poplar Bluff<5>
  • Piggott [Clay County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Piggott
    • Piggott [Clay County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Vastus
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,529 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Piggott
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Piggott<5>
  • Corning [Clay County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Corning
    • Corning [Clay County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Vastus
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,056 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Corning have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corning
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Corning<5>
  • Campbell [Dunklin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Campbell
    • Campbell [Dunklin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Vastus
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,807 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Campbell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Campbell
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Campbell<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Naylor [Ripley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Naylor
      • Naylor [Ripley County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Vastus
      • Estimated population in 2019: 583 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Naylor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Naylor
    • Neelyville [Butler County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Neelyville
      • Neelyville [Butler County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Vastus
      • Estimated population in 2019: 474 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Neelyville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Neelyville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Neelyville<5>
    • Qulin [Butler County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Qulin
      • Qulin [Butler County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Vastus
      • Estimated population in 2019: 456 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Qulin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Qulin
    • Fisk [Butler County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fisk
      • Fisk [Butler County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Vastus
      • Estimated population in 2019: 334 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fisk have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fisk
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fisk<5>
    • Knobel [Clay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Knobel
      • Knobel [Clay County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Vastus
      • Estimated population in 2019: 261 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Knobel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Knobel
    • Saint Francis [Clay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Francis
      • Saint Francis [Clay County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Vastus
      • Estimated population in 2019: 228 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Francis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Francis
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Francis<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Vastus ...

Looking for more information about Vastus? 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 Vastus, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Vastus.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Butler, 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 Vastus - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Vastus) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Vastus. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.5512, Longitude: -90.4082       In this case, the coordinates for Vastus have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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