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Welcome to Veto ...

Veto is located in Franklin County<1>.

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

Veto is 280 feet [85 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

In addition, we also found mention of Veto elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Veto on a Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).

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

Communities Also Named Veto ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Veto - they are located in Alabama, Ohio and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Veto ...

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

  • Brookhaven [Lincoln County]
  • Fayette [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fayette
    • Fayette [Jefferson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Veto
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,436 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fayette have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fayette
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fayette<5>
  • Bude [Franklin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bude
    • Bude [Franklin County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Veto
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,000 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bude
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bude<5>
  • Roxie [Franklin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roxie
    • Roxie [Franklin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Veto
    • Estimated population in 2019: 466 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roxie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roxie
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roxie<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Meadville [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadville
      • Meadville [Franklin County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Veto
      • Estimated population in 2019: 421 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meadville<5>
    • Eddiceton [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eddiceton
      • Eddiceton [Franklin County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the south of Veto
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eddiceton
    • Cobbs [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cobbs
      • Cobbs [Lincoln County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of Veto
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cobbs
    • Brookside [Amite County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookside
      • Brookside [Amite County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Veto
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookside
    • New Sight [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Sight
      • New Sight [Lincoln County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Veto
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Sight
    • Wesson [Copiah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wesson
      • Wesson [Copiah County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<4> to the east of Veto
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,722 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wesson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wesson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wesson<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 Veto. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Veto.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Veto ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Veto. 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 Franklin, 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 Veto - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Veto) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Veto. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.5779, Longitude: -90.7709       In this case, the coordinates for Veto 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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