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Chapel Hill, Ohio

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The location of Chapel Hill

Welcome to Chapel Hill ...

So far, we have found very little information about Chapel Hill. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Chapel Hill to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Chapel Hill, please Contact Us.

Chapel Hill would have been located within present day Perry County.

We aren't confident of the location of Chapel Hill, so consider the above location as an estimate.<2>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Chapel Hill is 1,030 feet [314 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Chapel Hill was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Chapel Hill would have been located in the (740) area code.

Communities near Chapel Hill ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Chapel Hill and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Chauncey   [Map]   1,049   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Crooksville   [Map]   2,491   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Glouster   [Map]   1,804   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Logan   [Map]   7,069   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
McConnelsville   [Map]   1,776   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Nelsonville   [Map]   5,292   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Chapel Hill ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 39 communities that are also named Chapel Hill - they are located in Alabama (6), Arkansas (2), Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia (4), Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland (3), Mississippi (2), Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina (2), Pennsylvania, Quebec, South Carolina, Tennessee (3), Texas (2), Utah and Virginia.

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

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 Chapel Hill. 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 Chapel Hill. 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 Chapel Hill.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Ohio

About Perry County

About Ohio

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Ohio:

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Chapel Hill, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or gone without an obvious trace.

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

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<4>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- Chapel Hill) 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 Chapel Hill. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Chapel Hill

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chapel Hill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6251, Longitude: -82.0528     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Chapel Hill have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Chapel Hill.

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