Gaston County, North Carolina Basics:

Gaston County North Carolina - Government Site

Population: 208,005
Area: 356 square miles
County seat: Gastonia
Area code(s) in use: 704
Time zone: EST
High school graduate or higher: 80.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.0%
Median household income: $43,220
Persons in poverty: 17.0%
Home ownership rate: 68.0%
Mean travel time to work: 24.6 minutes

Adjacent counties:
Cleveland  Lincoln  Mecklenburg  York (SC)  

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Map of the Gaston County area

Our detail map of Gaston County shows the Gaston County, North Carolina boundary lines and other interesting items.

Places in Gaston County, North Carolina

  Airports     show all on map

Gastonia Municipal Airport, Rhynes Airport

  Bridges     show all on map

Boyd Bridge, Lower Armstrong Bridge, Rozzelle Bridge, Upper Armstrong Bridge

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Agriculture Center Volunteer Fire Department, Alexis Volunteer Fire Department Station 20 Base 1, Belmont Fire Department Station 43, Bessemer City Volunteer Fire Department, Carolinas Rehabilitation Center - Mount Holly, Cherryville Fire Department, Cherryville Rescue Squad, Community Volunteer Fire Department, Cramerton Volunteer Fire Department Station 41, Crowders Mountain Volunteer Fire and Rescue Station 1, Crowders Mountain Volunteer Fire and Rescue Station 2, Dallas Township Rescue Squad, Dallas Volunteer Fire Department, East Gaston Volunteer Fire Department, East Lincoln Fire Department, Gaston Lifesaving Crew, Gastonia City Fire Department Station 1, Gastonia City Fire Department Station 2, Gastonia City Fire Department Station 3, Gastonia City Fire Department Station 4, Gastonia City Fire Department Station 5, Gastonia City Fire Department Station 6, Gastonia City Fire Department Station 7, Gastonia City Fire Department Station 8, High Shoals Volunteer Fire Department, Hughs Pond Volunteer Fire Department, Lowell Volunteer Fire Department, Lucia - Riverbend Volunteer Fire Department, McAdenville Volunteer Fire Department, Mount Holly Fire and Rescue Headquarters, Mount Holly Fire and Rescue Station 2, New Hope Volunteer Fire Department Station 50, Ranlo Fire and Rescue Station 19, Schiele Museum, South Point Lifesaving Crew, South Point Volunteer Fire Department, Spencer Mountain Road Volunteer Fire Department, Stagecoach House, Stanley Civil Defense Rescue Squad, Stanley Volunteer Fire Department, Tryonota Volunteer Fire Department, Union Road Volunteer Fire Department

  Cemeteries     show all on map

Aviary Gardens, Edgewood Cemetery, Firestone Cemetery, Firestone Memorial Cemetery, Gaston Memorial Cemetery, Greenwood Cemetery, Hillcrest Cemetery, Hollywood Cemetery, Mauney Cemetery, Morningside Cemetery, Mount Pleasant Cemetery, North Oakland Street Cemetery, Oakwood Cemetery, Pisgah Cemetery, Rose Hill Cemetery, Smith Cemetery, Westview Gardens

  Churches     show all on map

Aldersgate Church, Anthony Grove Church, Antioch Church, Antioch Church, Berea Church, Bethel Church, Bethel Church, Bethesda Church, Bethesda Tabernacle, Bingham Memorial Church, Bright Light Church, Carson Memorial Church, Castanea Church, Center Church, Chapel Grove Church, Chestnut Ridge Church, Concord Church, Craig Memorial Church, Crowders Creek Church, Faith Church, Faith Church, Fancy Hill Church, Friendly Church, Gamble Hill Church, Gethsemane Church, Grace Church, Henry Church, Hephzibah Church, Hickory Grove Church, Hill Top Open Door Mission, Holland Memorial Church, Landers Chapel, Long Creek Church, Long Creek Memorial Church, Marys Grove Church, Midway Church, Modena Church, Mount Olivet Church, Mount Pisgah Church, Mount Pisgah Church, Mount Pleasant Church, Mount Pleasant Church, Mount Zion Church, Mount Zion Church, Mountain View Church, New Hope Church, New Providence Church, Northside Church, O'Conners Grove Church, Oak Grove Church, Oakland Church, Olney Church, Parkwood Church, Philadelphia Church, Pisgah Church, Plainview Church, Puett Church, Queen of the Apostles Church, Ragan Church, Ridgeview Church, Riverbend Church, Robinwood Church, Ruth Memorial Church, Saint Johns Church, Saint Josephs Church, Saint Marks Church, Saint Pauls Church, Sandy Plains Church, Shady Grove Church, Shady Grove Church, Sharon Church, Snow Hill Church, South Point Church, Springfield Memorial Church, Stowe Memorial Chapel, Sunnyside Church, Trinity Church, True Light Church, Union Church, Union Road Church, Unity Church, Walnut Grove Church, Webbs Chapel, Wesleyan Church, Woodlawn Church

  Dams     show all on map

Allen Steam Station Dam Number One, Allen Steam Station Dam Number Two, Beam Lake Dam, Cherryville City Reservoir Dam, Cherryville Country Club Lake Dam, Dallas Lake Dam, Dobbs Lake Dam Number One, Gaston Country Club Lake Dam, Gaston County Farm Lake Dam, Gullers Lake Dam, Heather Lake Dam, High Shoals Lake Dam, J W Stowe Lake Dam, Lagoon A Dam, Lagoon D Dam, Long Creek Dam, Martin Marietta Holding Lake Dam, McAdenville Lake Dam, Mountain Island Reservoir Dam, Paradise Point Dam, R E Rankin Lake Dam, Rankin Lake Dam, Rhyne Lake Dam Number Two, Robinsons Lake Dam, Robinwood Lake Dam, Rowland Lake Dam Number One, Shorts Lake Dam, Sparrow Springs Lake Dam, Storage Area Number Two Dam, Sunbeam Farm Lake Dam Number Two, Sunny Acres Farm Dam, Upper Whiteside Dam

  Gaps     show all on map

Sherrars Gap

  Hospitals     show all on map

Gaston Memorial Hospital

  Islands     show all on map

Mountain Island

  Lakes     show all on map

Evans Lake

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Abbey Plaza, Akers Shopping Center, Armstrongs Ford, Belmont Drive-In, Belmont Junction, Camp Rotary, Cherry Hill Center, Cherryville Plaza, Collegetown Shopping Center, Cramer Mountain Country Club, Delta Shopping Center, Dixie Village Shopping Center, Duke Power Village, East Ridge Shopping Center, Eastwood Shopping Center, Eastwood Village, Edson Shopping Center, Forest Brook Shopping Center, Franklin Shopping Center, Gallagher Trails Golf and Swim Club, Gaston Landfill, Gaston Mall, Gaston Square Shopping Center, Gastonia Country Club, Gastonia Municipal Golf Course, Gastonia National Golf Course, Green Meadows Country Club, Half Halt Farms, Horse Shoe, Lakewood Golf Course, Laurel Woods, Long Creek Sewage Disposal, McAdenville Junction, Mountain View Golf Course, Nichols Shopping Center, North Gastonia, Powell Glennwood Shopping Center, Robinwood Crossing Shopping Center, Sunbeam Farm, Water Tower Center, West Gastonia Industrial Park, West Palm Acres, Windsor Park Shopping Center

  Mines     show all on map

Bessemer City Quarry

  Parks     show all on map

Cherryville City Park, Cherryville City Pool, Crowders Mountain State Park, Davis Park, Davis Park, Erwin Park, Firestone Field, Flyer Park, Gaston Park, Kenwood Park, Lineburger Park, Linwood Park, North Park, Rankin Lake Park, Sims Park, South Park, Stanley Park, Tryon County Courthouse Historical Site, Washington Park

  Pillars     show all on map

The Pinnacle

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Alexis, Ashebrook Park, Beaverbrook, Beech Brook, Begonia (historical), Belmont, Bessemer City, Blackwood Park, Boogertown, Brown Town, Burton Hills, Caldwell (historical), Carolina, Catawba (historical), Catawba Heights, Cathey (historical), Cherryville, Craig Heights, Cramer Mountain, Cramerton, Crowders, Crowders (historical), Dallas, Dellview, East Gastonia, Elmores Crossroads, Fallcrest, Forest Brook, Gardner Park, Gardner Wood, Gastonia, Goshen Grove, Groves, Hardins, Hidden Valley, High Shoals, Hoylesville (historical), Hutchinson, Jenkins Heights, Lake Wood, Lakewood, Loray Mills, Love Park, Lowell, Lucia, McAdenville, Monterey Park, Monticello Woods, Mount Holly, Mountain Island, Mountain View, Murphy Heights, Nims, North Belmont, Oakland Park, Ozark, Paradise Point, Perry, Ranlo, Smyre, South Belmont, South Gastonia, Spencer Mountain, Springdale, Springwood, Stanley, Sunnyside, Taylor Heights, Tryon, Vantine, Vinton Woods, Wesley Park, West Cramerton, West Gastonia, White Pines, Woodland (historical), Yorkwood

  Post Offices     show all on map

Bessemer City Post Office

  Reservoirs     show all on map

Beam Lake, Bessemer City Reservoir, Cherryville City Reservoir, Cherryville Country Club Lake, Dallas Lake, Dobbs Lake Number One, Gaston Country Club Lake, Gaston County Farm Lake, Gullers Lake, Heather Lake, High Shoals Lake, J W Stowe Lake, Lagoon A, Lagoon D, Martin Marietta Holding Lake, McAdenville Lake, Mountain Island Lake, Noname, Noname, Oakland Lake, Paradise Point Lake, R E Rankin Lake, Rankin Lake, Rhyne Lake Number Two, Robinsons Lake, Robinwood Lake, Rowland Lake Number One, Shorts Lake, Sparrow Springs Lake, Storage Area Number Two, Sunbeam Farm Lake Number Two, Sunny Acres Farm Lake

  Ridges     show all on map

Chestnut Ridge, Pasour Mountain, Yellow Ridge

  Schools     show all on map

Abernathy School, Arlington Junior High School, Ashbrook High School, Ashley High School, Belmont Abbey College, Belmont Central Elementary School, Belmont Junior High School, Bess Elementary School, Bessember City Central Elementary School, Bessemer City High School, Bessemer City Primary School, Carr School, Catawba Heights School, Chapel Grove School, Cherryville Junior Senior High School, Costner School, Cramerton Christian Academy, Cramerton Elementary and Junior High School, Dallas Elementary School, East Belmont School, East Gaston Senior High School, East School, Flint Groves School, Forest Heights Elementary School, Gardner Park Elementary School, Gaston College, Gaston County Schools Administration, Gaston Day School, Gastonia Central Elementary School, Gingles School, Grier Junior High School, H H Beam Elementary School, High Shoals Elementary School, Highland Junior High School, Holbrook High School, Humphrey School, Huss High School, Kiser School, Lincoln Junior High School, Lingerfeldt Elementary School, Lowell Elementary School, McAdenville Elementary School, Myrtle School, New Hope School, North Belmont Elementary School, North Carolina Vocational Textile School, North Gaston Senior High School, Panhandle School (historical), Peedin School, Pinewood School, Pleasant Ridge School, Rankin Elementary School, Rhyne School, Robinson School, Sacred Heart College, Sherwood School, South Point High School, South School, Southwest Junior High School, Springfield School, Stanley Junior High School, Tryon Elementary School, Warlick School, West School, West School, William C Friday Junior High School, Wilson School, Woodhill School, Wray Junior High School

  Streams     show all on map

Abernethy Creek, Anthony Creek, Beaverdam Creek, Blackwood Creek, Burton Branch, Catawba Creek, Coley Creek, Duharts Creek, Dutchmans Creek, Ferguson Branch, Fites Creek, Hoyle Creek, Jule Allen Branch, Kaglor Branch, Little Beaverdam Creek, Little Hoyle Creek, Little Long Creek, Long Creek, Mauney Creek, McGill Branch, McGill Creek, Oates Creek, Rattle Shoal Creek, Rocky Branch, Sailors Branch, Shoal Branch, South Crowders Creek, South Fork Catawba River, South Fork Crowders Creek, South Stanley Creek, Squirrel Branch, Stanley Creek, Sulphur Branch, Taylors Creek

  Summits     show all on map

Berry Mountain, Crowders Mountain, Gamble Hill, Jackson Knob, Spencer Mountain

  Towers     show all on map

WAAK-AM (Dallas), WBCY-FM (Charlotte), WBTV-TV (Charlotte), WBTV-TV (Charlotte), WCCB-TV (Charlotte), WCGC-AM (Belmont), WCSL-AM (Cherryville), WGAS-AM (South Gastonia), WGNC-AM (Gastonia), WKMT-AM (Kings Mountain), WLTC-AM (Gastonia), WPCQ-TV (Charlotte), WSGE-FM (Dallas), WSOC-TV (Charlotte), WZXI-FM (Gastonia),

Gaston County, North Carolina Population By Race (2012 estimate)

WhiteGaston County White population 168,068168,068  
BlackGaston County Black population 32,65732,656
MixedGaston County Mixed population 3,3283,328
AsianGaston County Asian population 2,7042,704
American IndianGaston County American Indian population 1,0401,040
Hawaiian & Pacific IslanderGaston County Hawaiian & Pacific Islander population 208208

Additional population tables :
State population table
North Carolina population by county