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Welcome to Chapel ...

Chapel is located in Braxton County<1>.

Chapel is 910 feet [277 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Chapel: (304) and (681)<3>

Adding Chapel 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 Chapel 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 Chapel 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 Chapel on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Chapel ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Chapel - they are located in Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Ohio, Pennsylvania, Utah and Virginia.

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

Communities near Chapel ...

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

  • Glenville [Gilmer County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glenville
    • Glenville [Gilmer County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Chapel
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,434 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glenville<5>
  • Sutton [Braxton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sutton
    • Sutton [Braxton County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Chapel
    • Estimated population in 2019: 988 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sutton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sutton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sutton<5>
  • Gassaway [Braxton County]
  • Grantsville [Calhoun County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grantsville
    • Grantsville [Calhoun County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Chapel
    • Estimated population in 2019: 513 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grantsville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grantsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grantsville<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Burnsville [Braxton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burnsville
      • Burnsville [Braxton County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Chapel
      • Estimated population in 2019: 477 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burnsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burnsville<5>
    • Flatwoods [Braxton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flatwoods
      • Flatwoods [Braxton County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the east of Chapel
      • Estimated population in 2019: 265 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flatwoods have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flatwoods
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flatwoods<5>
    • Sand Fork [Gilmer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sand Fork
      • Sand Fork [Gilmer County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Chapel
      • Estimated population in 2019: 148 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sand Fork have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sand Fork
    • Arnett [Braxton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arnett
      • Arnett [Braxton County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Chapel
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arnett
    • Cedarville [Gilmer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedarville
      • Cedarville [Gilmer County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the north of Chapel
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedarville
    • Wilsie [Braxton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilsie
      • Wilsie [Braxton County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Chapel
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilsie

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

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Chapel. 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.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Chapel ...

Looking for more information about Chapel? 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 Chapel, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Chapel.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Braxton County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Braxton, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Chapel - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Chapel) 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. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Chapel

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chapel. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7476, Longitude: -80.8046    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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