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Gaston, West Virginia
Welcome to Gaston ...
The location of Gaston has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Gaston is 990 feet [302 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Gaston lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Gaston: (304) & (681)<4>
Adding Gaston to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Gaston in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Gaston elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned 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.
Communities Also Named Gaston ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two West Virginia communities named Gaston: This one is located in Marion County and the other is located in Lewis County.
Beyond West Virginia, 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 South Carolina.
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.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Gaston, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Gaston.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Gaston. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Marion County: www.marioncountywv.com/
The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/
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This page was last modified: 08 Apr 2021