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Gassaway, West Virginia
Welcome to Gassaway ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Gassaway has a population of 829 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Gassaway.
Gassaway is 1,040 feet [317 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Gassaway lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Gassaway: (304) and (681)<4>
The ZIP code for Gassaway: 26624<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Gassaway had an population of 829 people. This is a decrease of 8.7% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.99% since the 2000 Census).
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 total 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 (with a count of 901 people).
More information can be found on the Census 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.
Communities near Gassaway ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Gassaway.
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 Gassaway. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Gassaway.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Gassaway.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Gassaway. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers 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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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.
Adding Gassaway to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Gassaway 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 Gassaway was on a map titled Map of West Virginia (from Rand McNally, 1911).
We also found Gassaway on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for West Virginia (1956).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Gassaway on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 Jan 2022