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All About the Town

Chatham maintains a proud community of residents. Its colorful history and heritage lure many away from other parts of the country.

Web Payments

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Welcome to the
Chatham Experience

Chatham, which has been making history since 1777, is affectionately called the "Prettiest Little Town in Southside Virginia."

Public Services

We are dedicated to serving you in a professional, efficient, and courteous manner and being sensitive to your needs; we are committed to exceeding your expectations.

The Town of Chatham and COVID-19
The Town of Chatham, Virginia is reducing person-to-person transmission of COVID-19. COVID-19 is a novel coronavirus with a global impact on all continents and countries. The World Health Organization declared the spread of COVID-19 a pandemic on March 11, 2020. COVID-19 has forced governments, states, and communities to mitigate its impact on public health. Learn more at The Town of Chatham and COVID-19.

F. H. Hurt's Self-Guided Tour of Chatham.

Mrs. Hurt wrote this walkable Self-Guided Tour of Chatham, beginning at the old Pittsylvania County Courthouse, 3 North Main Street. You may find it useful to print these 10 pages and bring them along on your tour.


Other Tours

Mr. Henry H. Mitchell has authored several other walking tours of Chatham as well as driving tours of the surrounding area. Several of these have appeared in the Pittsylvania Historical Society's Packet publication as well as being published on his own website,


For More Information

Chatham First, P.O. Box 716, Chatham, VA 24531, or call 434-432-0151.

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