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Chilhowie is a town in Smyth County.
The community name derives from an Indian term for "valley of many deer"
The latitude of Chilhowie is 36.798N. The longitude is -81.682W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,952 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,796.
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12% of Chilhowie residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Chilhowie ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Chilhowie was $16,657, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Chilhowie residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Chilhowie include Downtown Chilhowie Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Chilhowie, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $333. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $752.
Libraries in Chilhowie include Chilhowie Branch ... View libraries
Smyth County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Chilhowie political report.
The average commute time for Chilhowie workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Chilhowie include Knights Inn.
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