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Chase City
Mecklenburg County, Virginia

ZipCodes
23924




Page Contents for Chase City, Virginia

Statistics & Facts

Government

Historical Events

Libraries.



Statistics & Facts

The Virginia state capital is Richmond.
The population of Chase City is approximately 2,442 (1990), 2351 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,118 (1990), 1030 (2010).
The amount of land area in Chase City is 5.684 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Chase City to Washington DC is 166 miles.
The distance to the Virginia state capital is 75 miles. (as the crow flies)
Chase City is positioned 36.79 degrees north of the equator and 78.46 degrees west of the prime meridian.


Chase City City Government

Chase City Town Manager
319 N Main St
Chase City, VA 23924-1403
Phone: 804-372-5136

Chase City Historical Events

1919
Earl D. Gregory
Medal of Honor Winner
Rank and organization: Sergeant, U.S. Army, Headquarters Company, 116th Infantry, 29th Division. Place and date: At Bois-de-Consenvoye, north of Verdun, France, 8 October 1918. Entered service at: Chase City, Va. Birth: Chase City, Va. G.O. No.: 34, W.D., 1919. Citation: With the remark "I will get them," Sgt. Gregory seized a rifle and a trench-mortar shell, which he used as a handgrenade, left his detachment of the trench-mortar platoon, and advancing ahead of the infantry, captured a machinegun and 3 of the enemy. Advancing still farther from the machinegun nest, he captured a 7.5-centimeter mountain howitzer and, entering a dugout in the immediate vicinity, single-handedly captured 19 of the enemy.

Chase City Libraries

Butler Memorial Library
515 N Marshall St
Chase City, VA 23924-1241
Phone: 434-372-4286

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