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Browns Chapel, West Virginia

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Census Data for Browns Chapel ...

As far as we can tell, Browns Chapel<1> has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.

While we don't have census information for Browns Chapel, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

 Community 2016<2>
 Morgantown30,855   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
 Fairmont18,622   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
 Clarksburg16,035   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
 Uniontown (PA)9,942   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
 Bridgeport8,364   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]

Monongalia County ...

Browns Chapel is located in Monongalia County.

For more information, please visit our Census Page for Monongalia County.

Population Rings for Browns Chapel ...

To help identify the number of people who live in Browns Chapel and the surrounding area, we have drawn concentric rings centered on Browns Chapel. We counted the number of communities within each ring and summed their populations.<4> We don't have the population of Browns Chapel, so its people haven't been included.

  Radius   No of
  Since 2010    
10 mi   [16 km]636,555+4.11%
15 mi   [24 km]1875,115+4.67%
20 mi   [32 km]3083,035+4.18%
25 mi   [40 km]37103,559+4%
30 mi   [48 km]51141,179+1.98%

Miscellaneous Information for Browns Chapel ...

The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has referenced one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either Monongalia County or the community of Browns Chapel:

The GNIS Codes ...

The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Browns Chapel:

GNIS ID for Browns Chapel: 1536432

GNIS ID for Monongalia County: 1550037

GNIS ID for West Virginia: 1779805

The FIPS Codes ...

An earlier (and largely obsolete) identification method was called the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS):

State Code: 54 (West Virginia)

County Code: 061 (Monongalia County)

Place Code: 10695 (Browns Chapel)

State & County Code: 54/061 (West Virginia / Monongalia County)

State & Place Code: 54/10695 (West Virginia / Browns Chapel)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Browns Chapel is located in Census Region #3 (the South Region) and Division #5 (the South Atlantic Division).

For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Browns Chapel.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>It's a common practice for mapmakers to remove the apostrophe from possessive names. So Browns Chapel may originally have been Brown's Chapel. Sometimes the trailing 's' might be dropped altogether, in which case Browns Chapel might be written as Brown Chapel. For more information, please visit our Genealogy Helper Page for Browns Chapel.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance beginning in Browns Chapel. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Browns Chapel) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Browns Chapel. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4979, Longitude: -79.9153     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Browns Chapel have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>The communities in our count are those provided by the 2010 Census, so keep in mind that our population rings will only include the people living in those communities. Smaller communities usually don't participate directly in the Census and therefore they won't be included. While our count is a close approximation, it shouldn't be considered as a complete or accurate count.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Browns Chapel.