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Chapin, South Carolina
Welcome to Chapin ...
The pronunciation of Chapin: CHAY-pin<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Chapin has a population of 1,637 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Chapin.
Chapin is 460 feet [140 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Chapin lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Chapin: (803)
The ZIP code for Chapin: 29036<5>
Websites for Chapin ...
Official Website: www.chapinsc.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Chapin had an population of 1,637 people. This is an increase of 13.29% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 160.67% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Chapin had a population of 1,445 people. This makes Chapin the county's 10th most populous community.
The population of Chapin represents 0.03% of the total population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 133rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,445 people, the population of Chapin increased 130.1% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 628 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Chapin.
Communities Also Named Chapin ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Chapin - they are located in Idaho, Illinois (2), Iowa, Michigan, Missouri, New York, Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Chapin.
Communities near Chapin ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Chapin.
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 Chapin. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Chapin.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Chapin. 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 Chapin.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Chapin. See our Newspapers Page for Chapin.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Chapin ...
Looking for more information about Chapin? 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 Chapin, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Chapin.
Adding Chapin to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Chapin 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 Chapin was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Chapin on a map titled Rand McNally Map of South Carolina (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Chapin on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Chapin: www.chapinsc.com/
The official website for Lexington County: www.lex-co.com/
The official website for State of South Carolina: https://sc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 Jan 2022