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Vinton provides small town character with urban services and amenities located nearby.
There are opportunities for outdoor recreation, such as sections of the Roanoke Valley Greenway network and the town's Tinker Creek Canoe Lunch, which connects to the Roanoke River Blueway.
The following pages feature more information about things to do and local businesses in the Town of Vinton:
The small town atmosphere is characterized by a low crime rate, small locally and regionally owned businesses, and moderately priced homes.
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 "home" to its citizens.
Population: 8,094 (as of 2010 census)
Education: 2 Public Elementary Schools, 1 Public Middle School, 1 Public High School - William Byrd High School
District: 6th Congressional District
Income (Per Capita): $35,140
Type of Government: Town Council & Town Manager
Land Area: 3.2 square miles