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Vanceburg is a city in Lewis County, in the Maysville metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for a founder, Joseph Calvin Vance.

The latitude of Vanceburg is 38.599N. The longitude is -83.318W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 538 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,680.


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Median household income
Local
$15,938
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Vanceburg demographic reports
Vanceburg is on the Ohio River.
Local festivals include:
  • Lewis County School & Agriculture Fair - Sept. 7, 2007
  • Lewis County Fair & Horse Show - Sept. 10-15, 2007
  • Fall Harvest Day - Sept. 29, 2007
Dates often change. Check Vanceburg web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Vanceburg demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lewis County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 41179 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

9% of Vanceburg residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Vanceburg ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Vanceburg was $9,275, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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6% of Vanceburg residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Vanceburg, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $146.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $447.


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Libraries in Vanceburg include Lewis County Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Vanceburg include Lewis County Herald

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Lewis County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Vanceburg political report.

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The average commute time for Vanceburg workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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