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Welcome to Vinton ...

The village of Vinton is located in Big Bend Country (West Texas).

Vinton is located in El Paso County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Vinton has a population of 2,005 people<3> (see below for details).

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

The community of Vinton is 3,820 feet [1,164 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Vinton is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Vinton lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Vinton is located in the (915) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Vinton had an population of 2,005 people. This is an increase of 1.73% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.97% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Vinton had a population of 1,971 people. This makes Vinton the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,971 people, the population of Vinton increased 4.18% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,892 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 13 communities that are also named Vinton - they are located in California, Iowa, Kansas (2), Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio (2), Quebec, 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.

  • El Paso [El Paso County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for El Paso
    • El Paso [El Paso County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Vinton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 681,534 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on El Paso
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for El Paso<6>
  • Sunland Park [Dona Ana County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunland Park
    • Sunland Park [Dona Ana County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Vinton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,449 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunland Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunland Park
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sunland Park<6>
  • Prado Verde [El Paso County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prado Verde
    • Prado Verde [El Paso County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the south of Vinton
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prado Verde have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prado Verde
  • Berino [Dona Ana County]
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    • Chamberino [Dona Ana County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chamberino
      • Chamberino [Dona Ana County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Vinton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chamberino
    • Santa Teresa [Dona Ana County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Santa Teresa
      • Santa Teresa [Dona Ana County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Vinton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Santa Teresa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Santa Teresa
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Santa Teresa<6>
    • Chaparral [Dona Ana County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chaparral
      • Chaparral [Dona Ana County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Vinton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chaparral have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chaparral
    • Vado [Dona Ana County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vado
      • Vado [Dona Ana County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Vinton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vado have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vado
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vado<6>
    • La Mesa [Dona Ana County]
    • Smelter Town [El Paso County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smelter Town
      • Smelter Town [El Paso County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Vinton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smelter Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smelter Town

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 on a map titled Map of Texas (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Texas

About El Paso County

About Texas

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.

The official website for El Paso County: www.epcounty.com/

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including El Paso, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Vinton.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Vinton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 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: 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: 31.9602, Longitude: -106.5946       In this case, the coordinates for Vinton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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