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Welcome to Gatewood ...

Gatewood is located in Fayette County.

Gatewood is 1,980 feet [604 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Telephone area codes for Gatewood: (304) & (681)<2>

Communities near Gatewood ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Gatewood and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Ansted   [Map]   1,353   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Beckley   [Map]   16,404   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   2,772   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Gauley Bridge   [Map]   570   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Mabscott   [Map]   1,298   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Montgomery   [Map]   1,549   NW   18 miles [29 km]

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

Communities Also Named Gatewood ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 15 communities that are also named Gatewood - they are located in Arizona, Georgia (2), Indiana (2), Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina (2), South Carolina (2), Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

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

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 Gatewood. 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 Gatewood. 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 Gatewood.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gatewood ...

Looking for more information about Gatewood? 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.

Looking for more information about Gatewood? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Gatewood, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Gatewood.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gatewood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in Gatewood. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Gatewood) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gatewood. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.0107, Longitude: -81.0609     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Gatewood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Gatewood.

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