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Gauley Bridge is a town in Fayette County, in the Oak Hill metro area.

The community was named for the Gauley River

The latitude of Gauley Bridge is 38.168N. The longitude is -81.195W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 810 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 720.


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Median household income
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$22,500
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Gauley Bridge demographic reports
Gauley Bridge is on the Gauley River
Former and merged names include:
· Falls of Kanawha
Popular site for whitewater rafting
Historic sites and museums: Gauley Bridge Historical Museum

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12% of Gauley Bridge residents report German ancestry, and 20% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Gauley Bridge ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Gauley Bridge was $11,820, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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11% of Gauley Bridge residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Gauley Bridge, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $193.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $523.


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Fayette County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Gauley Bridge political report.

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The average commute time for Gauley Bridge workers is 36 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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