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Welcome to Chatfield ...

The city of Chatfield is primarily located in Fillmore County<1>. A portion of Chatfield extends into Olmsted County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Chatfield has a population of 2,824 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Chatfield.

Chatfield is 1,000 feet [305 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Chatfield is located in the (507) area code.

The ZIP code for Chatfield: 55923<5>

Websites for Chatfield ...

Official Website: www.ci.chatfield.mn.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Chatfield had an population of 2,824 people. This is an increase of 1.62% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 17.96% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Chatfield had a population of 2,779 people (which is 13.32% of the total population of Fillmore County). This makes Chatfield the county's most populous community.

The population of Chatfield represents 0.05% of the total population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 216th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,779 people, the population of Chatfield increased 16.08% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,394 people).

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

Communities Also Named Chatfield ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Chatfield - they are located in Arkansas, Georgia, Manitoba, Ohio, Oregon and Texas (2).

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

Communities near Chatfield ...

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

  • Rochester [Olmsted County]
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    • Rochester [Olmsted County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Chatfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 119,862 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rochester
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rochester<7>
  • Stewartville [Olmsted County]
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    • Stewartville [Olmsted County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Chatfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,095 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stewartville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stewartville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stewartville<7>
  • Saint Charles [Winona County]
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    • Saint Charles [Winona County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Chatfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,768 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Charles have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Charles
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Charles<7>
  • Spring Valley [Fillmore County]
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    • Spring Valley [Fillmore County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Chatfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,424 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spring Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Valley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spring Valley<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Eyota [Olmsted County]
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      • Eyota [Olmsted County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the north of Chatfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,992 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eyota have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eyota
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eyota<7>
    • Lewiston [Winona County]
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      • Lewiston [Winona County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northeast of Chatfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,543 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lewiston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewiston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewiston<7>
    • Preston [Fillmore County]
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      • Preston [Fillmore County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Chatfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,279 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Preston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Preston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Preston<7>
    • Elgin [Wabasha County]
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      • Elgin [Wabasha County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Chatfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,080 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elgin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elgin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elgin<7>
    • Rushford Village [Fillmore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rushford Village
      • Rushford Village [Fillmore County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Chatfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 838 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rushford Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rushford Village
    • Dover [Olmsted County]
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      • Dover [Olmsted County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the north of Chatfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 776 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dover have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dover
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dover<7>

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 Chatfield. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Chatfield.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Chatfield. 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 Chatfield.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Chatfield. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Chatfield.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Chatfield ...

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

Adding Chatfield to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Chatfield was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Chatfield on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Minnesota (1932).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Chatfield on our Genealogy Page.

Visit our Community Index for Minnesota

About Fillmore County

About Minnesota

The official website for Chatfield: www.ci.chatfield.mn.us/

The official website for Fillmore County: www.co.fillmore.mn.us/

The official website for State of Minnesota: https://mn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Minnesota's counties, including Fillmore, 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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Chatfield.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Chatfield - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 Chatfield). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Chatfield or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Chatfield) 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 Chatfield. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ChatfieldOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chatfield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.8394, Longitude: -92.1825       In this case, the coordinates for Chatfield have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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