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Gallipolis is a city in Gallia County, in the Point Pleasant metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community name means "Gaul city," because of the presence French immigrants.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Ohio named Gallipolis. For links to other places called Gallipolis, OH, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Gallipolis is 38.809N. The longitude is -82.202W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 574 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,176.
The Emancipation, an event begun in 1863 and held each September since, celebrates the Emancipation Proclamation signed President Abraham Lincoln
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18% of Gallipolis residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Gallipolis ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Gallipolis was $16,728, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Gallipolis residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Gallipolis, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $318. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $684.
Libraries in Gallipolis include Dr. Samuel L. Bossard Memorial Library ... View libraries
Gallia County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Gallipolis political report.
The average commute time for Gallipolis workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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