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Gallipolis, Ohio

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Welcome to Gallipolis ...

The village of Gallipolis is located in Gallia County and is the County Seat for Gallia County.

The location of Gallipolis has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

When the people of Gallipolis refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Gallipolitan<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Gallipolis has a population of 3,432 people<3> (see below for details).

Gallipolis is 570 feet [174 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Gallipolis lies within the (740) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Gallipolis had a population of 3,641 people (or 11.77% of the total population of Gallia County). This makes Gallipolis the county's most populous community.

The population of Gallipolis represents 0.03% of the total population of Ohio (which has 11,536,504 people), making it the state's 299th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,641 people, the population of Gallipolis decreased 12.89% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,180 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Gallipolis had an population of 3,432 people. This is a decrease of 5.74% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 17.89% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Gallipolis.

Communities near Gallipolis ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Middleport   [Map]   2,446   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Pomeroy   [Map]   1,790   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Racine   [Map]   653   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Rio Grande   [Map]   812   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Syracuse   [Map]   813   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Buffalo (WV)   [Map]   1,262   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Gallipolis.

Communities Also Named Gallipolis ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Gallipolis - it's located in West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Gallipolis.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Gallipolis. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Gallipolis. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Gallipolis. Our list includes 25 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Gallipolis:

Websites for Gallipolis ...

Official Website:
Chamber of Commerce:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gallipolis ...

Looking for more information about Gallipolis? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Gallipolis, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Gallipolis.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Ohio

About Gallia County

About Ohio

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Gallipolis:

The official website for Gallia County:

The official website for State of Ohio:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Gallipolis refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a village's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Gallipolis may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Gallipolis.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gallipolis - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Gallipolis) 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 Gallipolis. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Gallipolis

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gallipolis. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.8186, Longitude: -82.1932     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Gallipolis have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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