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Chaffee is an extinct town in Mineral County, in the U.S. state of West Virginia. The GNIS classifies it as a populated place.

History

A post office called Chaffee was established in 1883, closed in 1886, reopened in 1895, and reclosed in 1916. The town was named for Jerome B. Chaffee, a senator and railroad promoter.

Coordinates: 39°24′23″N 79°09′44″W / 39.40639°N 79.16222°W / 39.40639; -79.16222

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