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Welcome to Vesta ...

Vesta is located in Patrick County<1>.

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

Vesta is 2,840 feet [866 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Vesta is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Vesta is located in the (276) area code.

Communities Also Named Vesta ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Vesta - they are located in Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ontario, Tennessee, Texas (2) and Washington.

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

Communities near Vesta ...

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

  • Stuart [Patrick County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stuart
    • Stuart [Patrick County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Vesta
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,261 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stuart
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stuart<5>
  • Floyd [Floyd County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Floyd
    • Floyd [Floyd County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Vesta
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 444 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Floyd
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Floyd<5>
  • Pike City [Carroll County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pike City
    • Pike City [Carroll County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Vesta
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pike City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pike City
  • Peters Creek [Patrick County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peters Creek
    • Peters Creek [Patrick County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the south of Vesta
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peters Creek
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Elamsville [Patrick County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elamsville
      • Elamsville [Patrick County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Vesta
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elamsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elamsville
    • Carters Mill [Patrick County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carters Mill
      • Carters Mill [Patrick County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Vesta
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carters Mill
    • Patrick Springs [Patrick County]
    • Ararat [Patrick County]
    • Nester [Carroll County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nester
      • Nester [Carroll County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Vesta
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nester
    • Aarons Corner [Stokes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aarons Corner
      • Aarons Corner [Stokes County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Vesta
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aarons Corner

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Vesta ...

Looking for more information about Vesta? 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 Vesta, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Vesta.

Adding Vesta to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Vesta 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 Vesta was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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About Patrick County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Patrick County: www.co.patrick.va.us/

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 Patrick, 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Vesta - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Vesta) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Vesta. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.7168, Longitude: -80.3578       In this case, the coordinates for Vesta have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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