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Welcome to Chatham ...

Chatham is located in Washington County<1>.

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

Chatham is 110 feet [34 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Chatham lies within the (662) area code.

Adding Chatham to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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

In addition, we also found mention of Chatham elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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, Louisiana, Maryland (3), Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota (2), 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.

Communities near Chatham ...

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

  • Hollandale [Washington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hollandale
    • Hollandale [Washington County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Chatham
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,304 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hollandale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hollandale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hollandale<5>
  • Lake Village [Chicot County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Village
    • Lake Village [Chicot County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Chatham
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,194 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Village
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Village<5>
  • Rolling Fork [Sharkey County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rolling Fork
    • Rolling Fork [Sharkey County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Chatham
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,929 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rolling Fork
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rolling Fork<5>
  • Eudora [Chicot County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eudora
    • Eudora [Chicot County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Chatham
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,903 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eudora
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eudora<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Anguilla [Sharkey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Anguilla
      • Anguilla [Sharkey County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Chatham
      • Estimated population in 2019: 625 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Anguilla have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Anguilla
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Anguilla<5>
    • Mayersville [Issaquena County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mayersville
      • Mayersville [Issaquena County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Chatham
      • Estimated population in 2019: 591 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mayersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mayersville
    • Kilbourne [West Carroll Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kilbourne
      • Kilbourne [West Carroll Parish] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Chatham
      • Estimated population in 2019: 383 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kilbourne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kilbourne
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kilbourne<5>
    • Arcola [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arcola
      • Arcola [Washington County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Chatham
      • Estimated population in 2019: 321 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arcola have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arcola
    • Forrest City [Washington County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forrest City
      • Forrest City [Washington County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Chatham
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forrest City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Panther Burn [Sharkey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Panther Burn
      • Panther Burn [Sharkey County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Chatham
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Panther Burn

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Chatham.

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Mississippi

About Washington County

About Mississippi

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 Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Washington, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Chatham - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Chatham) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chatham. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1007, Longitude: -91.0979       In this case, the coordinates for Chatham have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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