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Welcome to Vinton ...

The village of Vinton is located in Gallia County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Vinton: VIHN-tuhn<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Vinton has a population of 210 people<4> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Vinton.

Vinton is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<5>.

Time Zone: Vinton lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Vinton lies within the (740) area code.

Websites for Vinton ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.galliacounty.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Vinton, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Vinton had an population of 210 people. This is a decrease of 5.41% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 35.19% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Vinton had a population of 222 people. This makes Vinton the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 222 people, the population of Vinton decreased 31.48% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 324 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Vinton.

Communities Also Named Vinton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Ohio communities named Vinton: This one is located in Gallia County and the other is located in Vinton County.

Beyond Ohio, there are 13 communities that are also named Vinton - they are located in California, Iowa, Kansas (2), Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Quebec, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Vinton ...

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

  • Jackson (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jackson
    • Jackson lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Vinton and is located in Jackson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,240 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jackson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jackson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jackson<7>
  • Wellston (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wellston
    • Wellston lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Vinton and is located in Jackson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,532 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wellston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wellston<7>
  • Point Pleasant (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
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    • Point Pleasant lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Vinton and is located in Mason County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,017 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Point Pleasant have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Point Pleasant
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Point Pleasant<7>
  • Gallipolis (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast)
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    • Gallipolis lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Vinton and is located in Gallia County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,545 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gallipolis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gallipolis<7>
  • Middleport (14 miles [22.5 km] to the east)
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    • Middleport lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the east of Vinton and is located in Meigs County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,391 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middleport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middleport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middleport<7>
  • Pomeroy (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
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    • Pomeroy lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the east of Vinton and is located in Meigs County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,740 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pomeroy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pomeroy
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pomeroy<7>
  • Oak Hill (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest)
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    • Oak Hill lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Vinton and is located in Jackson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,531 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Hill<7>
  • New Haven (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Haven
    • New Haven lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Vinton and is located in Mason County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,451 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Haven
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Haven<7>
  • Mason (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mason
    • Mason lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the east of Vinton and is located in Mason County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 920 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mason have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mason
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mason<7>
  • Albany (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Albany
    • Albany lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of Vinton and is located in Athens County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 892 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albany
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albany<7>

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Vinton.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Vinton ...

Looking for more information about Vinton? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Vinton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Vinton.

Adding Vinton to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Vinton in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Vinton was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Vinton on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1901).

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Vinton

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About Gallia County

About Ohio

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

The official website for Gallia County: www.gallianet.net/

The official website for State of Ohio: https://ohio.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Ohio's counties, including Gallia, 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 pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Vinton. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Vinton.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Vinton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>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- Vinton) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Vinton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from VintonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Vinton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9776, Longitude: -82.3374       In this case, the coordinates for Vinton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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