Chelyan, West Virginia facts for kids
|Chelyan, West Virginia|
|Census-designated place (CDP)|
Location in Kanawha County and state of West Virginia.
|• Total||0.430 sq mi (1.11 km2)|
|• Land||0.403 sq mi (1.04 km2)|
|• Water||0.027 sq mi (0.07 km2)|
|Elevation||617 ft (188 m)|
|• Density||1,809/sq mi (698.6/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|Area code(s)||304 & 681|
|GNIS feature ID||1537231|
Chelyan (// SHEEL-yən) is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States. Chelyan is located on the south bank of the Kanawha River southeast of Chesapeake. It is served by Exit 85 of the West Virginia Turnpike. As of the 2010 census, its population was 776.
The community has the name of Chelyan Calvert, the child of an early postmaster.
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