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Welcome to Gassaway ...

The town of Gassaway is located in Braxton County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Gassaway has a population of 873 people<1> (see below for details).

Gassaway is 1,040 feet [317 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Gassaway: (304) and (681)<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Gassaway had a population of 908 people (or 6.25% of the total population of Braxton County). This makes Gassaway the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Gassaway represents 0.05% of the population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 118th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 908 people, the population of Gassaway has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (that had a count of 901 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Gassaway had an population of 873 people. This is a decrease of 3.85% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.11% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Gassaway ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving it.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Arnett   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Burnsville   [Map]   490   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Canfield   [Map]   ---   S   5 miles [8 km]
Clem   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Erbacon   [Map]   ---   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Exchange   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Gassaway ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Gassaway - they are located in Kentucky and Tennessee.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Gassaway. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Gassaway. 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 Gassaway. Our list includes 4 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gassaway ...

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

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

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

The official website for State of West Virginia: www.wv.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Gassaway.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gassaway - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from Gassaway. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Gassaway) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Gassaway. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Gassaway

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gassaway. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.6704, Longitude: -80.7721     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Gassaway have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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