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Chilhowie, Virginia

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Welcome to Chilhowie ...

The town of Chilhowie is located in Smyth County.

The location of Chilhowie has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Chilhowie has a population of 1,721 people<2> (see below for details).

Chilhowie is 1,970 feet [600 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Chilhowie lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Chilhowie: (276)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Chilhowie had a population of 1,781 people (which is 5.53% of the total population of Smyth County). This makes Chilhowie the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Chilhowie represents 0.02% of the total population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 103rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,781 people, the population of Chilhowie decreased 2.52% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,827 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Chilhowie had an population of 1,721 people. This is a decrease of 3.37% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.8% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Chilhowie.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Chilhowie. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Chilhowie. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Chilhowie.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Chilhowie:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Chilhowie ...

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

Communities near Chilhowie ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Abingdon   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the West (W) of Chilhowie

Located in Washington County

Marion   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the East (E) of Chilhowie

Saltville   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of Chilhowie

Glade Spring   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the West (W) of Chilhowie

Located in Washington County

Damascus   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Chilhowie

Located in Washington County

Trout Dale   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Chilhowie

Located in Grayson County

Adwolf   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the East (E) of Chilhowie

Allison Gap   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of Chilhowie

Cardwell Town   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of Chilhowie

Mount Carmel   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the East (E) of Chilhowie

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Chilhowie.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Chilhowie.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Chilhowie - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Chilhowie) 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 Chilhowie. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Chilhowie

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chilhowie. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.8010, Longitude: -81.6836     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Chilhowie have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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