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Welcome to Vera ...

Vera is located in Pike County<1>.

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

Vera is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Vera is within the boundaries of the (573) area code.

Adding Vera 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 Vera 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 Vera elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a .

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

Communities Also Named Vera ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Vera - they are located in Alabama, Illinois, Kansas, Oklahoma, Saskatchewan, Texas, Virginia and Washington.

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

Communities near Vera ...

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

  • Bowling Green [Pike County]
  • Vandalia [Audrain County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vandalia
    • Vandalia [Audrain County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Vera
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,030 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vandalia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vandalia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vandalia<5>
  • Louisiana [Pike County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Louisiana
    • Louisiana [Pike County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Vera
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,207 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louisiana
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Louisiana<5>
  • New London [Ralls County]
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    • Pleasant Hill [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Hill
      • Pleasant Hill [Pike County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Vera
      • Estimated population in 2019: 925 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Hill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pleasant Hill<5>
    • Eolia [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eolia
      • Eolia [Pike County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Vera
      • Estimated population in 2019: 509 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eolia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eolia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eolia<5>
    • Clarksville [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarksville
      • Clarksville [Pike County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Vera
      • Estimated population in 2019: 431 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarksville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarksville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarksville<5>
    • New Canton [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Canton
      • New Canton [Pike County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Vera
      • Estimated population in 2019: 346 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Canton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Canton
    • Nebo [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nebo
      • Nebo [Pike County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Vera
      • Estimated population in 2019: 328 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nebo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nebo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nebo<5>
    • Frankford [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frankford
      • Frankford [Pike County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Vera
      • Estimated population in 2019: 314 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frankford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frankford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frankford<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 Vera. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Vera.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Vera ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Vera. 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 Pike, 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 Vera - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Vera) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Vera. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3784, Longitude: -91.1451       In this case, the coordinates for Vera 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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