Vanleer is a town in Dickson County, Tennessee, United States. The population was 310 at the 2000 census. The town is named for Anthony Van Leer, onetime operator of the iron works in nearby Cumberland Furnace.
Vanleer is located at 36°14′15″N 87°26′41″W / 36.2375°N 87.44472°W / 36.2375; -87.44472 (36.237444, -87.444807).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.6 km²), all of it land.