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Population in 2012: 1,757 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.8%
 

Males: 768  (43.8%)
Females: 989  (56.2%)

Median resident age:  44.8 years
Virginia median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 24319.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $29,872 (it was $28,266 in 2000)
Chilhowie:

$29,872
VA:

$61,741
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,511

Chilhowie town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $89,711 (it was $73,000 in 2000)
Chilhowie:

$89,711
VA:

$237,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $116,478; Detached houses: $130,147; Townhouses or other attached units: $219,576; In 2-unit structures: $219,576; Mobile homes: $16,077

Median gross rent in 2012: $541.

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  • White alone - 1,628 (83.9%)
  • Hispanic - 167 (8.6%)
  • Black alone - 77 (4.0%)
  • Two or more races - 60 (3.1%)
  • Asian alone - 7 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.05%)

Races in Chilhowie detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Chilhowie: 86.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: United States (22.4%), German (11.4%), Irish (10.5%), English (7.5%), Scotch-Irish (2.5%), Dutch (2.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1913

Elevation: 1950 feet

Land area: 2.59 square miles.

Population density: 678 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Chilhowie:

  • High school or higher: 73.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 13.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chilhowie town:

  • Never married: 19.6%
  • Now married: 45.0%
  • Separated: 4.4%
  • Widowed: 19.2%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

69 residents are foreign born (0.6% Europe).

This town:  3.6%
Virginia:  11.6%



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Chilhowie, Virginia as of December 28, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Chilhowie to the number of sex offenders is 146 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $646 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $533 (0.7%)

Chilhowie satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Johnson City, TN (50.1 miles , pop. 55,469).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (114.9 miles , pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (417.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Seven Mile Ford, VA (1.7 miles ), Plum Creek, VA (1.8 miles ), Glade Spring, VA (2.3 miles ), Adwolf, VA (2.3 miles ), McMullin, VA (2.4 miles ), Saltville, VA (2.6 miles ), Emory, VA (3.0 miles ), Emory-Meadow View, VA (3.0 miles ).

Latitude: 36.80 N, Longitude: 81.68 W

Area code: 276

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Crime rates in Chilhowie by Year
Type 2001 2003 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000010000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.057.30.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 0000000110
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.057.755.50.0
Assaults 8150010000
per 100,000 431.354.7276.20.00.057.30.00.00.00.0
Burglaries 0284546235
per 100,000 0.0109.5442.0221.6282.3229.1345.4115.5166.5279.0
Thefts 4192424312817293350
per 100,000 215.61040.01326.01329.61750.41603.7978.71674.41831.32790.2
Auto thefts 1321102112
per 100,000 53.9164.2110.555.456.50.0115.157.755.5111.6
Arson 0001100010
per 100,000 0.00.00.055.456.50.00.00.055.50.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.3) 103.276.3154.176.198.2214.675.5101.0110.3145.8

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Crime rate in Chilhowie detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.79
Virginia average:

2.27

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.7%
Virginia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -133 (-6.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (35%)
  • Construction (21%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

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Average climate in Chilhowie, Virginia

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Tornado activity:

Chilhowie-area historical tornado activity is below Virginia state average. It is 62% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.4 miles away from the Chilhowie town center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 1/25/1975, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 1.0 miles away from the town center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Chilhowie-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Virginia state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 29.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 30.7 miles away from Chilhowie center
On 6/29/1996 at 19:30:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 30.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/26/1995 at 00:37:28, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 81.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/17/1990 at 21:01:17, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 91.9 miles away from Chilhowie center
On 4/19/1996 at 08:50:14, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 75.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Smyth County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Eric McClure - Stock car racing driver, Nick Cullop (pitcher) - Major League Baseball pitchers.


Hospital/medical center in Chilhowie:

  • VALLEY HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 940 EAST LEE HIGHWAY)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Chilhowie:

  • SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA MENTAL HEALTH INSTITUTE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; MARION, VA)
  • SW VA M H INST GERI TRT CTR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MARION, VA)
  • SMYTH CNTY COMM HOSP INC (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MARION, VA)

Political contributions by individuals in Chilhowie, VA

Airports located in Chilhowie:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chilhowie:

  • Appalachian State University (about 41 miles; Boone, NC; Full-time enrollment: 14,923)
  • Northeast State Community College (about 46 miles; Blountville, TN; FT enrollment: 3,537)
  • East Tennessee State University (about 52 miles; Johnson City, TN; FT enrollment: 11,642)
  • Concord University (about 57 miles; Athens, WV; FT enrollment: 2,364)
  • New River Community College (about 59 miles; Dublin, VA; FT enrollment: 2,107)
  • Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute (about 67 miles; Hudson, NC; FT enrollment: 2,172)
  • Radford University (about 67 miles; Radford, VA; FT enrollment: 7,927)

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Notable location: Chilhowie Town Hall (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Chilhowie include: Chilhowie Christian Church (A), Middle Fork Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Beatie Cemetery (1), Sulphur Spring Cemetery (2), Greever Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Tattle Branch (A), Sulphur Spring Creek (B), Carlock Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Chihowie Knights Inn (108 River Rd), Budget Inn (Lee Highway).

 
Smyth County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Chilhowie and their reported violations in the past:

CHILHOWIE, TOWN OF (Population served: 5400, Purch_groundwater_under_infl_of_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JUN-1999. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (SEP-09-1999)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In MAY-1999. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (SEP-09-1999)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In APR-1999. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (SEP-09-1999)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-25-1998), St Public Notif received (MAR-31-1998)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Chilhowie that have no violations reported:

  • CHILHOWIE_WCSA REGIONAL WTP (Address: P. O. Box 5012, Population served: 0, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater_under_infl_of_surface_water)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 30.9%
(24.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.7% for Black residents, 64.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 90.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  64.8%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.8%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Chilhowie, VA

195 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
256 people in nursing homes in 2000

Chilhowie compared to Virginia state average:

Chilhowie, Virginia environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Banks with branches in Chilhowie (2011 data):

  • New Peoples Bank, Inc.: Chilhowie Branch at 155 East Lee Hwy., branch established on 2007/06/21. Info updated 2007/08/21: Bank assets: $781.6 mil, Deposits: $709.1 mil, headquarters in Honaker, VA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 28 total offices, Holding Company: New Peoples Bankshares, Inc.
  • SunTrust Bank: Chilhowie Branch 497 at 119 Lee Highway, branch established on 1907/01/01. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • The Bank of Marion: Chilhowie Branch at U.S. Highway 11, branch established on 1987/05/26. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $348.9 mil, Deposits: $303.5 mil, headquarters in Marion, VA, positive income, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Southwest Virginia Bankshares, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Chilhowie Branch at 1020 East Lee Highway, branch established on 1984/06/26. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Chilhowie travel time to work - commute


Chilhowie mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (64%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (21%)
  • Utility gas (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

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Religion statistics for Chilhowie town (based on Smyth County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.65%
Here38.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Churches and Churches of ChristEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChurch of God (Anderson, Indiana)
Adherents29.3%26.1%6.6%6.4%4.6%
Congregations31.5%10.9%5.4%5.4%7.6%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)National Association of Free Will BaptistsCatholic ChurchOther
Adherents4.4%4.3%3.9%3.7%10.7%
Congregations5.4%4.3%5.4%2.2%21.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Smyth County:

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Smyth County:

0.94 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Smyth County:

6.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Here:

4.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.6%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Smyth County:

26.6%
Virginia:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.6%
State:

18.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$8,732$34,9280$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 13$5,962
Police Protection - Officers 6$13,612$27,2240$0
Firefighters 0$0 1$1,601
Streets and Highways 0$0 3$4,151
Solid Waste Management 0$0 3$2,953
Sewerage 3$7,063$28,2520$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$319
Water Supply 13$26,938$24,8663$2,522
Totals for Government 25$56,345$27,04624$17,508

Chilhowie government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Financial Administration: $813,000 ($462.72)
    Regular Highways: $70,000 ($39.84)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $589,000 ($335.23)
    Sewerage: $472,000 ($268.64)
    Police Protection: $328,000 ($186.68)
    General - Other: $181,000 ($103.02)
    Financial Administration: $150,000 ($85.37)
    Solid Waste Management: $112,000 ($63.75)
    Fire Protection: $40,000 ($22.77)
    Parks & Recreation: $22,000 ($12.52)
    Regular Highways: $22,000 ($12.52)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $162,000 ($92.20)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $21,000 ($11.95)
    Police Protection: $13,000 ($7.40)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($1.71)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $301,000 ($171.31)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $177,000 ($100.74)

Chilhowie government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $432,000 ($245.87)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $40,000 ($22.77)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $55,000 ($31.30)
    Interest Earnings: $52,000 ($29.60)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $830,000 ($472.40)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $133,000 ($75.70)
  • Tax - NEC: $341,000 ($194.08)
    Property: $139,000 ($79.11)
    Public Utilities: $110,000 ($62.61)
    Other Selective Sales: $90,000 ($51.22)
    Motor Vehicle License: $18,000 ($10.24)

Chilhowie government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $3,989,000 ($2270.35)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,703,000 ($1538.42)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $2,937,000 ($1671.60)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $3,872,000 ($2203.76)
    Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $3,529,000 ($2008.54)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $2,111,000 ($1201.48)
    Water Utilities: $117,000 ($66.59)

Chilhowie government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,778,000 ($1581.10)

4.48% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,855 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.48%
Virginia average:

11.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Washington County, VA  0.92% ($24,358 average AGI)
from Wythe County, VA  0.54% ($28,500)
from Tazewell County, VA  0.13% ($27,467)


3.99% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,020 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.99%
Virginia average:

10.78%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Washington County, VA  0.86% ($29,566 average AGI)
to Wythe County, VA  0.58% ($26,284)
to Sullivan County, TN  0.16% ($42,316)

Strongest AM radio stations in Chilhowie:

  • WXMY (1600 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SALTVILLE, VA; Owner: CONTINENTAL MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WZAP (690 AM; 10 kW; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: RAM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYRV (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CEDAR BLUFF, VA; Owner: FAITH CHRISTIAN MUSIC BROADCASTING MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WKSK (580 AM; 5 kW; W.JEFFERSON, NC; Owner: CADDELL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMEV (1010 AM; 1 kW; MARION, VA; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGOC (640 AM; 10 kW; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WTZE (1470 AM; daytime; 5 kW; TAZEWELL, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WBDY (1190 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLUEFIELD, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WFHG (980 AM; 5 kW; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WPWT (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, TN; Owner: INFORMATION COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chilhowie:

  • WMEV-FM (93.9 FM; MARION, VA; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOLD-FM (102.5 FM; MARION, VA; Owner: EMERALD SOUND, INC.)
  • WVTR (91.9 FM; MARION, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • WCQR-FM (88.3 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WHCB (91.5 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUC. COMMUNICATION CORP)
  • WETS-FM (89.5 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WXBQ-FM (96.9 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W214AP (90.7 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WFHG-FM (92.7 FM; ABINGDON, VA; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WPJO (99.3 FM; ELIZABETHTON, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WECR-FM (102.3 FM; BEECH MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: RONDINARO BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WZVA (103.5 FM; MARION, VA; Owner: T.E.C.O. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZJS (100.7 FM; BANNER ELK, NC; Owner: HIGHLAND COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATES, LLC)
  • WHQX (107.7 FM; CEDAR BLUFF, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WTFM (98.5 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WGTH-FM (105.5 FM; RICHLANDS, VA; Owner: HIGH KNOB BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WXLZ-FM (107.3 FM; LEBANON, VA; Owner: YEARY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHAJ (104.5 FM; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • W285DG (104.9 FM; BOONE, NC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W225AA (92.9 FM; BOONE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Chilhowie:

  • WMSY-TV (Channel 52; MARION, VA; Owner: BLUE RIDGE PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WCYB-TV (Channel 5; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: APPALACHIAN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • W43BO (Channel 43; MARION, ETC., VA; Owner: WEMT LICENSEE L.P.)

Chilhowie fatal accident list:

Nov 2, 1979 04:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 26, 1976 02:30 PM, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 2



FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • EDWARD G ROACH, Lyons Gap Road (Lat: 36.812500 Lon: -81.671944), Type: 88.4, Overall height: 88.4 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, ONE TOWN CENTER ROAD, THIRD FLOOR
  • Edward G Roach, Lyons Gap Road (Lat: 36.812500 Lon: -81.671944), Type: 88.4, Overall height: 88.4 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PARKWAY NW
  • Edward G Roach, Lyons Gap Road (Lat: 36.812500 Lon: -81.671944), Type: 88.4, Structure height: 51173 m, Overall height: 88.4 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • EDWARD G ROACH, Lyons Gap Road (Lat: 36.812500 Lon: -81.671944), Type: 88.4, Overall height: 88.4 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, ONE TOWN CENTER ROAD, THIRD FLOOR

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Town Shop (Lat: 36.789000 Lon: -81.684000), Call Sign: KDO337
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.5000 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/04/2005, Expiration Date: 02/01/2015, Cancellation Date: 12/03/2012
    Registrant: Town Of Chilhowie, Chilhowie, VA 24319, Phone: (276) 646-3232, Fax: (276) 646-3012, Email:
  • Water Tank Ne (Lat: 36.815389 Lon: -81.670667), Call Sign: KTO453
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.5000 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/30/1999, Expiration Date: 02/01/2005, Cancellation Date: 04/09/2005
    Registrant: Chilhowie, Town Of, Drawer M, Chilhowie, VA 24319, Phone: (703) 646-3232
  • Walker House 3.8 Mi Ne (Lat: 36.836222 Lon: -81.578444), Call Sign: WNAU997
    Assigned Frequencies: 169.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/06/2011, Expiration Date: 11/05/2020
    Registrant: County Of Smyth, 121 Bagley Cir; Ste 110, Marion, VA 24354, Phone: (276) 783-3298, Fax: (276) 783-9314, Email:
  • WATER TANK, Water Tank Located On Lyons Gap Road In (Lat: 36.812028 Lon: -81.671333), Type: Tank, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: KTO425
    Assigned Frequencies: 37.0400 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/04/2005, Expiration Date: 02/01/2015
    Registrant: Professional Communications, 435 Mussers Mill Road, Crockett, VA 24323, Phone: (540) 392-4192, Fax: (413) 653-2013, Email:
  • Lat: 36.800000 Lon: -81.680972, Call Sign: WPUJ274
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.685 MHz, 156.097 MHz, 156.210 MHz, 158.932 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/28/2012, Expiration Date: 03/14/2022, Certifier: Hubert E Groseclose
    Registrant: Treasurer Town Of Chilhowie, 325 East Lee Highway, Chilhowie, VA 24319, Phone: (276) 646-3232, Fax: (276) 646-3012, Email:
  • Lat: 36.800278 Lon: -81.679722, Call Sign: WQGW544
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.587 MHz, 151.962 MHz, 152.322 MHz, 152.982 MHz, 154.482 MHz, 157.582 MHz, 158.392 MHz, 159.502 MHz, 159.712 MHz, 160.102 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/07/2007, Expiration Date: 05/07/2017, Cancellation Date: 12/03/2012, Certifier: Dwayne Sheffield
    Registrant: Two Way Radio, Incorporated, 435 Mussers Mill Road, Crockett, VA 24323, Phone: (276) 620-4389, Fax: (413) 653-2013, Email:
  • SHULAR HOLLOW TANK, North Of Sr 762 (Lat: 36.777000 Lon: -81.659194), Type: Tank, Structure height: 11.6 m, Call Sign: WQKB831
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.237 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/23/2009, Expiration Date: 03/23/2019, Certifier: William C Boswell Jr
    Registrant: Boggs Municipal Services, Inc., Wise, VA 24293, Phone: (276) 328-5114, Fax: (276) 328-5115

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • .5 Mi From Int Of Rt 107 & 617 At 230 Degrees (Lat: 36.837333 Lon: -81.726778), Overall height: 53.3 m, Call Sign: WPNA754, Licensee ID: L00008014
    Assigned Frequencies: 6545.00 MHz, 6605.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/06/2012, Expiration Date: 03/05/2022, Certifier: James D Roberts
    Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree St. Ne - Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 529-1493, Fax: (404) 527-2914, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Chilhowie)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Chilhowie)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 27
  • Hazardous Condition: 12
  • Service Call: 1

Incident types - Chilhowie


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Chilhowie, VA

Most common first names in Chilhowie, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James10373.9 years
Mary9179.6 years
William9074.8 years
John7473.2 years
Charles5772.5 years
Robert5372.3 years
Thomas2871.9 years
George2572.3 years
Margaret2481.4 years
Laura2378.8 years
Most common last names in Chilhowie, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Blevins9677.4 years
Jones4877.7 years
Martin3877.7 years
Thomas3373.2 years
Osborne2975.2 years
Taylor2875.1 years
Heath2772.9 years
Eller2672.6 years
Mcclure2676.2 years
Powers2577.3 years
Businesses in Chilhowie, VA
NameCountNameCount
Curves1MasterBrand Cabinets2
H&R Block1McDonald's1
Hardee's1Subway1
Knights Inn1U-Haul1
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