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Welcome to Van Vleet ...

Van Vleet is located in Chickasaw County<1>.

Van Vleet is 370 feet [113 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Van Vleet: (662)

Adding Van Vleet 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 Van Vleet 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 Van Vleet 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 Van Vleet on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Van Vleet ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Van Vleet - it's located in New York.

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

Communities near Van Vleet ...

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

  • Pontotoc [Pontotoc County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pontotoc
    • Pontotoc [Pontotoc County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the north of Van Vleet
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,169 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pontotoc
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pontotoc<4>
  • Houston [Chickasaw County]
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    • Houston [Chickasaw County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southwest of Van Vleet
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,427 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Houston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Houston<4>
  • Verona [Lee County]
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    • Verona [Lee County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Van Vleet
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,232 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Verona have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Verona
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Verona<4>
  • Okolona [Chickasaw County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Okolona
    • Okolona [Chickasaw County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the east of Van Vleet
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,591 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Okolona
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Okolona<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Nettleton [Lee County]
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      • Nettleton [Lee County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Van Vleet
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,919 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nettleton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nettleton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nettleton<4>
    • Shannon [Lee County]
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      • Shannon [Lee County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the northeast of Van Vleet
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,763 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shannon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shannon<4>
    • Vardaman [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vardaman
      • Vardaman [Calhoun County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the southwest of Van Vleet
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,279 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vardaman have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vardaman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vardaman<4>
    • Algoma [Pontotoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Algoma
      • Algoma [Pontotoc County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Van Vleet
      • Estimated population in 2019: 689 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Algoma have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Algoma
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Algoma<4>
    • New Houlka [Chickasaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Houlka
      • New Houlka [Chickasaw County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Van Vleet
      • Estimated population in 2019: 607 people
      • Former name for New Houlka:
      • Houlka
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Houlka
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Houlka<4>
    • Mantee [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mantee
      • Mantee [Webster County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southwest of Van Vleet
      • Estimated population in 2019: 214 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mantee have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mantee

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Van Vleet ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Mississippi

About Chickasaw County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Chickasaw, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Van Vleet - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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- Van Vleet) 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 Van Vleet. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Van Vleet

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Van Vleet. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9873, Longitude: -88.9005    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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