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Welcome to Vinton ...

So far, we have found very little information about Vinton. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Vinton to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Vinton, please Contact Us.


Vinton would have been located within present day Valley County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Vinton is 2,140 feet [652 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Vinton is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: The area where Vinton was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

If Vinton still existed, it would have been in the (308) area code.

Communities near Vinton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Ord   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the Northeast (NE) of Vinton

North Loup City   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of Vinton

Located in Sherman County

Burwell   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Vinton

Located in Garfield County

Loup City   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of Vinton

Located in Sherman County

Arcadia   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Vinton

North Loup   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of Vinton

Scotia   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of Vinton

Located in Greeley County

Comstock   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of Vinton

Located in Custer County

Elyria   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of Vinton

Wescott   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of Vinton

Located in Custer County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Vinton.

Communities Also Named Vinton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Vinton - they are located in California, Iowa, Kansas (2), Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio (2), Quebec, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Vinton. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Vinton. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Vinton.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Vinton:

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Nebraska

About Valley County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Valley County: www.co.valley.ne.us/

The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Vinton, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<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.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Vinton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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 drawn from Point A (ie- Vinton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Vinton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.5392, Longitude: -98.9804     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Vinton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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