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Welcome to Chatham ...
The location of Chatham has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Chatham has a population of 1,427 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Chatham.
Chatham is 730 feet [223 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Chatham lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Chatham is within the (434) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Chatham had an population of 1,427 people. This is an increase of 12.45% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.65% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Chatham had a population of 1,269 people. This makes Chatham the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Chatham represents 0.02% of the total population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 125th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,269 people, the population of Chatham decreased 5.16% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,338 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Chatham.
Adding Chatham 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.
We originally found mention of Chatham in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Chatham elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Chatham on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Chatham ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 26 communities that are also named Chatham - they are located in Alaska, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Illinois (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland (3), Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota (2), Mississippi, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio (2), Ontario, Pennsylvania, Quebec and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Chatham.
Communities near Chatham ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Chatham.
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 Chatham. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Chatham.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Chatham. 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 Chatham.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Chatham. Our list includes 9 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Chatham.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Chatham ...
Looking for more information about Chatham? 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.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Chatham, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Chatham.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Chatham. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Pittsylvania County: www.pittgov.org/
The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/
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This page was last modified: 08 Jun 2021