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Welcome to Vinita ...

Vinita is located in Schuyler County<1>.

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

Vinita is 860 feet [262 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Vinita is within the (660) area code.

Adding Vinita 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 Vinita in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Vinita 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 Vinita on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Vinita ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Vinita - they are located in Oklahoma and Virginia.

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

Communities near Vinita ...

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

  • Bloomfield [Davis County]
  • Memphis [Scotland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Memphis
    • Memphis [Scotland County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Vinita
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,833 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Memphis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Memphis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Memphis<5>
  • Lancaster [Schuyler County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lancaster
    • Lancaster [Schuyler County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Vinita
    • Estimated population in 2019: 765 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lancaster have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lancaster
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lancaster<5>
  • Queen City [Schuyler County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Queen City
    • Queen City [Schuyler County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Vinita
    • Estimated population in 2019: 625 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Queen City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Queen City
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    • Moulton [Appanoose County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moulton
      • Moulton [Appanoose County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Vinita
      • Estimated population in 2019: 578 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moulton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moulton
    • Greentop [Schuyler County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greentop
      • Greentop [Schuyler County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Vinita
      • Estimated population in 2019: 459 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greentop
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greentop<5>
    • Milton [Van Buren County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milton
      • Milton [Van Buren County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Vinita
      • Estimated population in 2019: 398 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milton<5>
    • Downing [Schuyler County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Downing
      • Downing [Schuyler County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the south of Vinita
      • Estimated population in 2019: 351 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Downing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Downing
    • Pulaski [Davis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pulaski
      • Pulaski [Davis County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Vinita
      • Estimated population in 2019: 289 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pulaski have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pulaski
    • Cantril [Van Buren County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cantril
      • Cantril [Van Buren County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Vinita
      • Estimated population in 2019: 207 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cantril have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cantril
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cantril<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 Vinita. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Vinita.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Vinita ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Missouri

About Schuyler County

About Missouri

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Vinita. 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 Schuyler, 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 Vinita - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Vinita) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Vinita. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.5653, Longitude: -92.3991       In this case, the coordinates for Vinita 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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