A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Chesapeake ...
The village of Chesapeake is located in Lawrence County.
The location of Chesapeake has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
The pronunciation of Chesapeake: CHESS-uh-peek<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Chesapeake has a population of 714 people<3> (see below for details).
Chesapeake is 560 feet [171 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Chesapeake lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Chesapeake: (740)
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Chesapeake had a population of 745 people. This makes Chesapeake the county's 4th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 745 people, the population of Chesapeake decreased 11.52% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 842 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Chesapeake had an population of 714 people. This is a decrease of 4.16% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.2% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Chesapeake.
Communities near Chesapeake ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Chesapeake and not the distance if you are driving.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Chesapeake.
Communities Also Named Chesapeake ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Chesapeake - they are located in Maryland, Missouri, Virginia (2) and West Virginia (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Chesapeake.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Chesapeake:
Websites for Chesapeake ...
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Chesapeake ...
Looking for more information about Chesapeake? 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 Chesapeake, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Chesapeake.
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This page was last modified: 15 Apr 2019