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Welcome to Chenoa ...

Chenoa is located in Bell County<1>.


The location of Chenoa has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>


While we don't have a date for the founding of Chenoa, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1894.

Chenoa is 1,440 feet [439 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you leave Chenoa and travel west, you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

The telephone area code for Chenoa: (606)

Communities Also Named Chenoa ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 2 communities that are also named Chenoa - they are located in Colorado and Illinois.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Chenoa.

Communities near Chenoa ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Chenoa.

  • Middlesboro
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast)
  • Williamsburg
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
  • Harrogate
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrogate have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrogate
    • Harrogate is located in Claiborne County (TN)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,362 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrogate <4>
  • Barbourville
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barbourville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barbourville
    • Barbourville is located in Knox County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,974 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Barbourville <4>
  • Jellico
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jellico
    • Jellico is located in Campbell County (TN)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,132 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jellico <4>
  • Pineville
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast)
  • Minton Mill
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Minton Mill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Minton Mill
    • Minton Mill is located in Claiborne County (TN)
    • Estimated population in 2014: 527 people
  • Cumberland Gap
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)
  • Braden
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Braden
    • Braden is located in Union County (TN)
    • Estimated population in 2014: 277 people
  • Capito
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Capito have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Capito
    • Capito is located in Bell County

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Chenoa. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Chenoa.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Chenoa. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Chenoa.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Chenoa. See our Newspapers Page for Chenoa.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Chenoa ...

Looking for more information about Chenoa? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Chenoa, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Chenoa.

Adding Chenoa to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Chenoa in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Chenoa was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<5>

From that list, the Chenoa post office opened in 1894.

We also found Chenoa on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1905).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Chenoa.

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

The official website for State of Kentucky: https://kentucky.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Kentucky's counties, including Bell, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Chenoa - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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