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Gassaway is a town in Braxton County.

The community was named for Sen. Henry Gassaway Davis

The latitude of Gassaway is 38.673N. The longitude is -80.775W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 860 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 876.


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Median household income
Local
$23,009
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Gassaway demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • Appalachian Autumn Festival - Aug. 24-25, 2007
  • Gassaway Days - June 28-30, 2007
Dates often change. Check Gassaway web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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20% of Gassaway residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Gassaway ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Gassaway was $15,965, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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14% of Gassaway residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Gassaway, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $215.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $617.


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Braxton County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Gassaway political report.

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The average commute time for Gassaway workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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