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Welcome to Chatham ...

The town of Chatham is located in Jackson Parish.

The location of Chatham has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Chatham has a population of 543 people<2> (see below for details).

Chatham is 170 feet [52 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Chatham lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Chatham: (318)

The ZIP code for Chatham: 71226<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Chatham had a population of 557 people. This makes Chatham the parish's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Chatham represents 0.01% of the population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 223rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 557 people, the population of Chatham decreased 10.59% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 623 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Chatham had an population of 543 people. This is a decrease of 2.51% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.84% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Chatham ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Ruston   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the Northwest (NW) of Chatham

Located in Lincoln Parish

Jonesboro   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) of Chatham

Choudrant   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) of Chatham

Located in Lincoln Parish

Hodge   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of Chatham

North Hodge   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) of Chatham

Dodson   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Chatham

Located in Winn Parish

East Hodge   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) of Chatham

Quitman   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of Chatham

Eros   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of Chatham

Sikes   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of Chatham

Located in Winn Parish

To learn more about neighboring communities and parishes, please visit the Nearby Page for Chatham.

Communities Also Named Chatham ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 26 communities that are also named Chatham - they are located in Alaska, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Illinois (2), Kentucky, Maryland (3), Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota (2), Mississippi, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio (2), Ontario, Pennsylvania, Quebec, Virginia and Wyoming.

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

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 Chatham. 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 Chatham. 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 Chatham.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Chatham ...

Looking for more information about Chatham? 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 Chatham, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Chatham.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Louisiana

About Jackson Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Chatham.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Chatham - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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 town (such as Chatham). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Chatham or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Chatham) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chatham. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3094, Longitude: -92.4520     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Chatham have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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