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The Maryland state capital is Annapolis.
The population of Chillum is approximately 34,252 (2000), 33513 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 12,093 (1990), 10747 (2010).
The amount of land area in Chillum is 10.629 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Chillum is 4.0 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.051 sq kilometers.
The distance from Chillum to Washington DC is 5 miles.
The distance to the Maryland state capital is 26 miles. (as the crow flies)
Chillum is positioned 38.96 degrees north of the equator and 76.97 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Chillum elevation is 155 feet above sea level.
Chillum median income is $ 47,400 (2005).
The Chillum median home price is $ 257,100 (2005).


near the eastern Atlantic coastline about four miles from Washington DC. Other nearby communitiesinclude Langley Park, Takoma Park, Hyattsville, Mount Rainier, Adelphi, Brentwood, University Park and North Brentwood.
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Chillum also has a Senior Citizens apartment complex and Senior citizens 'townhomes' both in close proxomity to grocery stores and churches. There is also a recreation center and splash pool. There are several neighbors who have been in Chillum when there were no homes & stores, just farmland (truck farmers).
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Chillum City Government

Chillum is an unincorporated city in Prince George's County, Md. Since we are unincorporated, the citizens of Chillum belong to the Eighth Precinct Civic Association (E.P.C.A.), which simply means the residents pull together to make life in Chillum the best it can possibly be. The current president is R. Goetzinger and EPCA meetings are held on the third Wed. at 8:00p.m. of every other month starting Sept. through May, no meetings are held June, July & August. Meetings are held in the rec ctr.

Chillum Schools

We have three elementary schools in our area, Chillum Elementary, Ridgecrest Elementary, and Cesar Chavez (previously Parkway Elem.). Chillum


The population of Chillum was:
1990 - 31,309
2000 - 34,252
Median age:
2000 - 31.7 years

Median household income:
2000 - $ 41,307
2005 - $ 47,400

Median house value:
2000 - $ 136,800
2005 - $ 257,100

Chillum is located in the Eastern Time Zone and does participate in Daylight Savings Time during a portion of the year.

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