Location: The Town of Vinton is located in Roanoke County, and is bordered on its western and northern limits by the City of Roanoke. To the east lie Roanoke County and the Blue Ridge Parkway, and to the south is the Roanoke River. Small Town Atmosphere: The Town of Vinton provides small town character with urban services and amenities located nearby. The small town atmosphere is characterized by a low crime rate; small, locally, and regionally owned businesses; and moderately priced homes. Views of the mountains and Blue Ridge Parkway abound. The Ideal Community: Vinton represents the ideal type of community, small enough to provide a feeling of belonging, yet progressive enough to provide the facilities, services, and conveniences that are necessary to make a community feel like home to its citizens.