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Chiefland, Florida

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Welcome to Chiefland ...

The city of Chiefland is located in Levy County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Chiefland has a population of 2,180 people<1> (see below for details).

Chiefland is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Chiefland lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Chiefland: (352)

The ZIP codes for Chiefland: 32626, 32644<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Chiefland had a population of 2,245 people (which is 5.5% of the total population of Levy County). This makes Chiefland the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Chiefland represents 0.01% of the total population of Florida (which has 18,801,310 people), making it the state's 274th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,245 people, the population of Chiefland increased 12.64% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,993 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Chiefland had an population of 2,180 people. This is a decrease of 2.9% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9.38% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Chiefland.

Communities near Chiefland ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Chiefland and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Bell   [Map]   483   N   18 miles [29 km]
Bronson   [Map]   1,119   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Cross City   [Map]   1,716   NW   18 miles [29 km]
East Bronson   [Map]   ---   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Fanning Springs   [Map]   1,009   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Newberry   [Map]   5,942   NE   18 miles [29 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Chiefland.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Chiefland. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Chiefland. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Chiefland.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Chiefland:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Chiefland ...

Looking for more information about Chiefland? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Chiefland, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Chiefland.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Chiefland. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Chiefland.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Chiefland - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Chiefland). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Chiefland or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Chiefland) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Chiefland. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Chiefland

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chiefland. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.4876, Longitude: -82.8600     [Map].

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