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Welcome to Chippawa ...

Chippawa is 570 feet [174 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Chippawa lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: EST- Heure Normale de l'Est (HNE), EDT- Heure Avancée de l'Est (HAE).

Chippawa is served by one (or more) of the following area codes: (289)<2>, (365) & (905).

The Canadian Postal Code for Chippawa: L2G<3>

Communities near Chippawa ...

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

  • Buffalo [Erie County]
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    • Buffalo [Erie County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Chippawa
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 254,479 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buffalo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buffalo<5>
  • Saint Catharines
  • Amherst [Erie County]
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    • Amherst [Erie County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Chippawa
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 125,967 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amherst have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Cheektowaga [Erie County]
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    • Cheektowaga [Erie County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Chippawa
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 85,452 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cheektowaga have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Tonawanda [Erie County]
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      • Tonawanda [Erie County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Chippawa
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 71,291 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tonawanda have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tonawanda
    • Welland
    • North Tonawanda [Niagara County]
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      • North Tonawanda [Niagara County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Chippawa
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,050 people
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    • Fort Erie
    • Grand Island [Erie County]
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      • Grand Island [Erie County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Chippawa
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,767 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grand Island have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grand Island
    • Lockport [Niagara County]
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      • Lockport [Niagara County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Chippawa
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,194 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lockport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lockport<5>

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

We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Chippawa. See our Newspapers Page for Chippawa.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Chippawa ...

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

Adding Chippawa 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.

Our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Chippawa was on a map titled Road Map for Ontario (from Shell Oil, 1955).

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Province of Ontario: https://www.ontario.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Chippawa - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<2>Of the area codes for Chippawa, area code (289, 365) is an overlay.
<3>The Canadian Postal Code consists of 6 characters, where the first three characters are the 'Forward Sortation Area (FSA)', with the last three characters being the 'Local Delivery Unit (LDU)'. In the case of Chippawa, we provide only the FSA and not the LDU. The Canadian Postal Codes were created as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. So keep in mind that any given Postal Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Chippawa). The boundaries of the Postal Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other Postal Codes. When looking for a Postal Code, whether Chippawa or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.
<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- Chippawa) 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 Chippawa. 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 ChippawaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chippawa. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.0566, Longitude: -79.0518    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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