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Census Data for Chestnut Hill ...

Although we found mention of Chestnut Hill during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Over time, we expect to discover additional information that will be added to our Gazetteer.

One piece of information that we would especially like to find is the location (ie- GPS coordinates) of Chestnut Hill. If you can help us locate Chestnut Hill, please Contact Us.




As far as we can tell, Chestnut Hill has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.

Marshall County ...

Chestnut Hill is located in Marshall County.

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

Miscellaneous Information for Chestnut Hill ...

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 Marshall County or the community of Chestnut Hill:

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: 051 (Marshall County)

Place Code: 15172 (Chestnut Hill)

State & County Code: 54/051 (West Virginia / Marshall County)

State & Place Code: 54/15172 (West Virginia / Chestnut Hill)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Chestnut Hill 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 Chestnut Hill.

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Visit our Community Index for West Virginia

About Marshall County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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


The official website of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)

The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)



Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went south past Chestnut Hill and then turned east". While Chestnut Hill could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Chestnut Hill as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. The community might still exist or it might have existed for just a short period of time. Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, families in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc.

Also keep in mind that Chestnut Hill could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community.

Just in case there has been confusion between counties, we found that there are two West Virginia communities named Chestnut Hill: This one is located in Marshall County and the other is located in Hancock County. For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Chestnut Hill.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Chestnut Hill.