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Welcome to Mount Vinco ...

Mount Vinco is located in Buckingham County<1>.


We aren't confident of the location of Mount Vinco, so consider the above location as an estimate.<2>


While we don't have a date for the founding of Mount Vinco, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1844.

A typical abbreviation for Mount Vinco: Mt. Vinco

Mount Vinco is 480 feet [146 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Mount Vinco lies within the (434) area code.

Communities near Mount Vinco ...

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

  • Appomattox
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
  • Scottsville
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scottsville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scottsville
    • Scottsville is located in Albemarle County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 625 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scottsville <4>
  • Dillwyn
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dillwyn have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dillwyn
    • Dillwyn is located in Buckingham County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 441 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dillwyn <4>
  • Glenmore
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glenmore have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glenmore
    • Glenmore is located in Buckingham County
  • Toga
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Toga
    • Toga is located in Buckingham County
  • Enonville
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Enonville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Enonville
    • Enonville is located in Buckingham County
  • Manteo
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manteo have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manteo
    • Manteo is located in Buckingham County
  • Andersonville
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Andersonville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Andersonville
    • Andersonville is located in Buckingham County
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Andersonville <4>
  • Axtell
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Axtell
    • Axtell is located in Buckingham County
  • Warminster
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warminster have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Warminster
    • Warminster is located in Nelson County

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mount Vinco ...

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

Adding Mount Vinco to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Mount Vinco was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Mount Vinco post office opened in 1844.

We also found Mount Vinco in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Mount Vinco.

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

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Buckingham, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mount Vinco - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<6>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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