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Vinton, Ohio
(Gallia County)

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Welcome to Vinton ...

The pronunciation of Vinton: VIHN-tuhn<1>

The village of Vinton is located in Gallia County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Vinton has a population of 210 people<2> (see below for details).

Vinton is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Vinton: (740)

Population Details ...

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).

Taken from the 2017 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).

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

Communities near Vinton ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Vinton and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<4>.

Community   2017
Albany   [Map]   907   N   18 miles [29 km]
Gallipolis   [Map]   3,432   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Jackson   [Map]   6,252   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Middleport   [Map]   2,446   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Oak Hill   [Map]   1,518   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Pomeroy   [Map]   1,790   E   16 miles [25.7 km]

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 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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Vinton. We make it easy to see an overhead 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:

Websites for Vinton ...

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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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Vinton. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation. While it might not be exactly right, it should be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Vinton.

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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 that starts in Vinton. 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.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Vinton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Vinton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Vinton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9776, Longitude: -82.3374     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Vinton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Vinton.


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