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Welcome to Chapel Hill ...

The town of Chapel Hill is located in Marshall County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Chapel Hill has a population of 1,547 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Chapel Hill.

Chapel Hill is 690 feet [210 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Chapel Hill lies within the (931) area code.

Websites for Chapel Hill ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.marshallchamber.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Chapel Hill, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Chapel Hill had an population of 1,547 people. This is an increase of 7.06% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 64.05% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Chapel Hill had a population of 1,445 people. This makes Chapel Hill the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Chapel Hill represents 0.02% of the total population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 203rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,445 people, the population of Chapel Hill increased 53.23% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 943 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Chapel Hill.

Communities Also Named Chapel Hill ...

While we believe that this Chapel Hill is located in Marshall County, we know of another 2 Tennessee communities named Chapel Hill. Those communities are located in the following counties: Henderson and Maury County.

Beyond Tennessee, 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), Ohio, Pennsylvania, Quebec, South Carolina, Texas (2), Utah and Virginia.

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

Communities near Chapel Hill ...

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

  • Spring Hill (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spring Hill
    • Spring Hill lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Chapel Hill and is located in Williamson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 46,152 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spring Hill<6>
  • Columbia (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Columbia
    • Columbia lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Chapel Hill and is located in Maury County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 41,826 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Columbia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbia<6>
  • Shelbyville (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shelbyville
    • Shelbyville lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Chapel Hill and is located in Bedford County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,326 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shelbyville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shelbyville<6>
  • Lewisburg (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lewisburg
    • Lewisburg lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Chapel Hill and is located in Marshall County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,559 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewisburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewisburg<6>
  • Thompson's Station (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thompson's Station
    • Thompson's Station lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Chapel Hill and is located in Williamson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,973 people
    • Former name for Thompson's Station:
    • Littlebury
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thompson's Station
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thompson's Station<6>
  • Unionville (5 miles [8 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Unionville
    • Unionville lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the east of Chapel Hill and is located in Bedford County
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,368 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Unionville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Unionville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Unionville<6>
  • Snell (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast) - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Snell
    • Snell was located 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Chapel Hill and is located in Rutherford County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 1,361 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Eagleville (8 miles [12.9 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eagleville
    • Eagleville lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Chapel Hill and is located in Rutherford County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 803 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eagleville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eagleville<6>
  • Philadelphia (13 miles [20.9 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Philadelphia
    • Philadelphia lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Chapel Hill and is located in Maury County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 683 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Philadelphia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Philadelphia
  • Palmetto (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Palmetto
    • Palmetto lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Chapel Hill and is located in Bedford County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 661 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Palmetto have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palmetto

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Chapel Hill ...

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

Adding Chapel Hill to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Chapel Hill 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 Chapel Hill was in the U.S. Post Offices (Jan. 1851).

We also found Chapel Hill in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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About Marshall County

About Tennessee

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

The official website for Marshall County: www.marshallcountytn.com/

The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Tennessee's counties, including Marshall, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Chapel Hill.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Chapel Hill - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 from Point A (ie- Chapel Hill) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Chapel Hill. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Chapel HillOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chapel Hill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.6287, Longitude: -86.6949       In this case, the coordinates for Chapel Hill have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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