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Welcome to South Gastonia ...

South Gastonia is located in Gaston County<1>.

The location of South Gastonia has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for South Gastonia: S. Gastonia

South Gastonia is 720 feet [219 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: South Gastonia lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for South Gastonia: (704) and (980)<4>

Communities near South Gastonia ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near South Gastonia.

  • Gastonia [Gaston County]
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    • Gastonia [Gaston County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the north of South Gastonia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 77,640 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gastonia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gastonia<6>
  • Shelby [Cleveland County]
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    • Shelby [Cleveland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of South Gastonia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,145 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shelby
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shelby<6>
  • Mount Holly [Gaston County]
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    • Mount Holly [Gaston County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of South Gastonia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,415 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Holly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Holly
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Holly<6>
  • Belmont [Gaston County]
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    • Belmont [Gaston County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of South Gastonia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,622 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belmont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belmont
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belmont<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Tega Cay [York County]
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      • Tega Cay [York County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of South Gastonia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,696 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tega Cay<6>
    • Lincolnton [Lincoln County]
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      • Lincolnton [Lincoln County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of South Gastonia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,522 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincolnton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincolnton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lincolnton<6>
    • Kings Mountain [Cleveland County]
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      • Kings Mountain [Cleveland County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of South Gastonia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,118 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kings Mountain
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kings Mountain<6>
    • York [York County]
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      • York [York County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of South Gastonia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,637 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on York
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for York<6>
    • Clover [York County]
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      • Clover [York County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of South Gastonia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,800 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clover
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clover<6>
    • Cherryville [Gaston County]
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      • Cherryville [Gaston County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of South Gastonia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,138 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cherryville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cherryville<6>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around South Gastonia. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for South Gastonia.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of South Gastonia. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around South Gastonia.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around South Gastonia. See our Newspapers Page for South Gastonia.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for South Gastonia ...

Looking for more information about South Gastonia? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to South Gastonia, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for South Gastonia.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in North Carolina

About Gaston County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for South Gastonia. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Gaston County: www.co.gaston.nc.us/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Gaston, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around South Gastonia - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (980) is an overlay for area code (704).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- South Gastonia) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for South Gastonia. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from South GastoniaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in South Gastonia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2193, Longitude: -81.2056       In this case, the coordinates for South Gastonia have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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