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Big Stone Gap is a town in Wise County.
The latitude of Big Stone Gap is 36.881N. The longitude is -82.747W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,535 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,839.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Big Stone Gap demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Wise County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 24219 ZIP code.
10% of Big Stone Gap residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Big Stone Gap ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Big Stone Gap was $13,284, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Big Stone Gap residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Big Stone Gap, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $250. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $768.
Libraries in Big Stone Gap include C. Bascom Slemp Memorial Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Big Stone Gap include Coalfield Progress
Wise County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Big Stone Gap political report.
The average commute time for Big Stone Gap workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Big Stone Gap include Comfort Inn.
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