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Gaston, South Carolina
Welcome to Gaston ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Gaston has a population of 1,709 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Gaston.
Gaston is 490 feet [149 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Gaston lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Gaston lies within the (803) area code.
The ZIP code for Gaston: 29053<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Gaston had an population of 1,709 people. This is an increase of 3.89% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 31.06% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Gaston had a population of 1,645 people. This makes Gaston the county's 9th most populous community.
The population of Gaston represents 0.04% of the population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 129th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,645 people, the population of Gaston increased 26.15% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,304 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Gaston.
Communities Also Named Gaston ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Gaston - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, California, Georgia, Indiana, Mississippi, North Carolina (2), Oregon and West Virginia (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Gaston.
Communities near Gaston ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Gaston.
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 Gaston. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Gaston.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Gaston. 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 Gaston.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Gaston. See our Newspapers Page for Gaston.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gaston ...
Looking for more information about Gaston? 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 Gaston, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Gaston.
Adding Gaston to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Gaston in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Gaston was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Gaston on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Lexington County: www.lex-co.com/
The official website for State of South Carolina: https://sc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 Jan 2022