Veto, Alabama

Coordinates: 34°59′40″N 86°59′20″W / 34.99444°N 86.98889°W / 34.99444; -86.98889
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Veto, Alabama
Veto is located in Alabama
Veto is located in the United States
Coordinates: 34°59′40″N 86°59′20″W / 34.99444°N 86.98889°W / 34.99444; -86.98889
CountryUnited States
Elevation659 ft (201 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code256
GNIS feature ID128443[1]

Veto is an unincorporated community in northern Limestone County, Alabama, United States.


Veto was originally known as State Line. The community was then known as Veto, named after a community of the same name located immediately across the state line in Tennessee.[2] A post office was established under the name State Line from 1875 to 1877. A post office was then operated under the name Veto from 1882 to 1955.[3] Veto is the northern terminus for the Richard Martin Trail.


Historical population
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

Veto was one of four unincorporated communities listed in Limestone County on the 1880 U.S. Census, with a population of 69. The other three communities were Mount Rozell (39), Pettusville (88), and Salem (45). This was the only time these communities were listed on the census rolls.[5]

Notable people[edit]


  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Veto, Alabama
  2. ^ "Veto, Alabama" (PDF). United States Geographic Board. Retrieved November 7, 2014.
  3. ^ "Limestone County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved November 7, 2014.
  4. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". Archived from the original on May 7, 2015. Retrieved June 6, 2013.
  5. ^ 1880-2010 U.S. Censuses research on Limestone County, Alabama communities