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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>

While we don't have a date for the founding of Chapel Hill, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1846.

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

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:

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 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)
  • Columbia
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
  • Shelbyville
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
  • Lewisburg
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest)
  • Thompson's Station
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Thompson's Station is located in Williamson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,973 people
    • Former name for Thompson's Station:
    • Littlebury
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thompson's Station
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Thompson's Station
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thompson's Station <5>
  • Unionville
    (5 miles [8 km] to the east)
  • Snell ‑ Historic
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Snell is located in Rutherford County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 1,361 people
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Snell
  • Eagleville
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the north)
  • Philadelphia
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Philadelphia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Philadelphia is located in Maury County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 683 people
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Philadelphia
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Philadelphia
  • Palmetto
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Palmetto have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Palmetto is located in Bedford County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 661 people
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Palmetto
    • Jump to a Google Map 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.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Chapel Hill was in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846).

We also found Chapel Hill in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Chapel Hill.

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

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The official website for State of Tennessee:

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 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>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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