Chilhowie Library Information

Friends of Chilhowie Membership Form 2020

Community Yard Sale : First Saturday of Each Month Through October | Sales open to the Public at 7 am

Annual Drinking Water Quality Report

Chilhowie Introduction

This Annual Drinking Water Quality Report for calendar year 2019 is designed to inform you about your drinking water quality. Our goal is to provide you with a safe and dependable supply of drinking water, and we want you to understand the efforts we make to protect your water supply. The quality of your drinking water must meet state and federal requirements administered by the Virginia Department of Health (VDH).

If you have questions about this report, please contact:

William T Rutledge – 276 706-0290

If you want additional information about any aspect of your drinking water or want to know how to participate in decisions that may affect the quality of your drinking water lease contact:

Jay Keen – 276 706-6895

The times and location of regularly scheduled board meetings are as follows:
Second Thursday of each month at 7:00 PM in the council chambers
325 East Lee Highway Chilhowie VA 24319

General Information

The sources of drinking water (both tap water and bottled water) include rivers, lakes, streams, ponds, reservoirs, springs, and wells. As water travels over the surface of the land or through the ground, it dissolves naturally occurring minerals and, in some cases, radioactive material, and can pick up substances resulting from the presence of animals or from human activity.

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Source and Treatment of Your Drinking Water

The source of your drinking water is groundwater under the direct influence of surface water from the Chilhowie/Washington County Service Authority Regional Water Treatment Plant, surface water treated at the Washington County Service Authority Middle Fork Holston River water treatment plant and groundwater from the Washington County Service Authority Reservation Spring.

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The Town of Chilhowie will discontinue usage of the Community Room, the Old High School and the Town Park facilities until further notice.

Chilhowie Farmer’s Market open each Thursday through October 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. Social Distancing will be practiced.

Fire Hydrant Replacement Project FAQ’s

Fire Hydrant Replacement Project

Veterans Memorial Bricks Available

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New Garbage Pickup Schedule

Chilhowie Map for Garbage Pickup

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Town History

Chilhowie Virginia Tour Guide

Town of Chilhowie, Virginia Incorporated 1913

The Town of Chilhowie (pop. 1,827) is a small commercial center and residential community located along both modern and historic routes of travel in Southwest Virginia. From its earliest days as the site of a historically important stagecoach inn, to its current role as the Gateway to the Mount Rogers National Recreation Area, Chilhowie has always been a community in which travelers are welcome and visitors are made to feel at home.

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Employment Opportunity

Chief of Police Vacancy
Town of Chilhowie, Virginia

The Town of Chilhowie, Virginia is seeking a qualified, energetic and professional candidate to serve as Chief of Police. The Town of Chilhowie was incorporated in 1913 with a population of just under 2,000. The Town lies on and over the Interstate – 81 corridor in western Smyth County and borders Washington County. The Department employs five other officers, providing 24/7 coverage, including an Assistant Chief (currently servicing as Acting Chief), a Sergeant and three Police Officers I and II, as described in the Town’s pay classification plan. The department is fully equipped with modern vehicles and equipment.

Please click the following link to view the Chief of Police Job Description:

Police Chief Job Description 2020

Police Department Application for Employment

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