Bassett, Virginia

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Population in 2010: 1,100. Population change since 2000: -17.8%
Males: 463  (42.1%)
Females: 637  (57.9%)
Median resident age:  42.1 years
Virginia median age:  37.6 years

Zip codes: 24055.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $29,771 (it was $28,359 in 2000)
Bassett:

$29,771
VA:

$62,666

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $13,479 (it was $17,651 in 2000)

Bassett CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $78,169 (it was $57,500 in 2000)
Bassett:

$78,169
VA:

$239,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $85,503; Detached houses: $86,262; Mobile homes: $51,737

Median gross rent in 2013: $461.

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  • Races in Bassett, VA (2010)

    Bassett races chart
    • 74667.8%White alone
    • 22920.8%Black alone
    • 1009.1%Hispanic
    • 222.0%Two or more races
    • 30.3%Asian alone

Races in Bassett detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Bassett: 77.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (16.7%), Irish (14.4%), English (9.7%), United States (8.2%), Italian (3.3%), French (2.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 760 feet

Land area: 3.53 square miles.

Population density: 312 people per square mile   (very low).

Bassett,VA real estate house value index trend

Bassett, Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Bassett:

  • High school or higher: 73.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 9.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bassett CDP:

  • Never married: 20.5%
  • Now married: 48.1%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 12.0%
  • Divorced: 15.4%

14 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.1%
Virginia:

11.5%



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 26 registered sex offenders living in Bassett, Virginia as of September 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Bassett to the number of sex offenders is 42 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $384 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $390 (0.5%)

Bassett satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Roanoke, VA (35.8 miles , pop. 94,911).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (47.9 miles , pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (345.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Stanleytown, VA (1.5 miles ), Oak Level, VA (1.9 miles ), Collinsville, VA (2.2 miles ), Fieldale, VA (2.2 miles ), Villa Heights, VA (2.5 miles ), Martinsville, VA (2.9 miles ), Horse Pasture, VA (3.1 miles ), Chatmoss, VA (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 36.76 N, Longitude: 79.99 W

Area code: 276

Bassett household income distribution Bassett home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.4%
Virginia:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (29%)
  • Other services, except public administration (25%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (16%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Manufacturing (31%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Educational services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Transportation occupations (14%)
  • Community and social service occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (23%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (15%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Bassett: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Bassett, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Bassett, Virginia average temperatures Bassett, Virginia average precipitation Bassett, Virginia humidity Bassett, Virginia wind speed Bassett, Virginia snowfall Bassett, Virginia sunshine Bassett, Virginia clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Bassett-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Virginia state average. It is 52% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/20/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.6 miles away from the Bassett place center killed 2 people and injured 27 people and caused $34 million in damages.

On 9/17/2004, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 3.4 miles away from the place center injured 4 people and caused $54 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bassett-area historical earthquake activity is near Virginia state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 239.0 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 128.3 miles away from Bassett center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 111.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 113.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 244.6 miles away from Bassett center
On 6/29/1996 at 19:30:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 112.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Henry County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 4, Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bassett topographic map

Birthplace of: Luico Hopper - Bass guitarist, Ward Armstrong - Politician, Harry M. Philpott - Military chaplain.

Main business address for: BASSETT FURNITURE INDUSTRIES INC (WOOD HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, (NO UPHOLSTERED)).

Hospitals and medical centers near Bassett:

  • INTERIM HLTHCARE-COLLINSVILLE (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; COLLINSVILLE, VA)
  • KING'S GRANT RETIREMENT COMMUN (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MARTINSVILLE, VA)
  • DAVITA - MARTINSVILLE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; MARTINSVILLE, VA)
  • HOMECARE OF MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; MARTINSVILLE, VA)
  • HOSPICE OF MEM HOSP OF MARTINSVILLE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; MARTINSVILLE, VA)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL OF MARTINSVILLE & HENRY COUNTY Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; MARTINSVILLE, VA)
  • BLUE RIDGE NSG CNTR MARTINSVILE HENRY (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; MARTINSVILLE, VA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bassett:

  • Patrick Henry Community College (about 7 miles; Martinsville, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,266)
  • Virginia Western Community College (about 34 miles; Roanoke, VA; FT enrollment: 4,762)
  • Danville Community College (about 35 miles; Danville, VA; FT enrollment: 2,747)
  • Roanoke College (about 38 miles; Salem, VA; FT enrollment: 2,316)
  • American National University (about 38 miles; Salem, VA; FT enrollment: 2,297)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (about 41 miles; Blacksburg, VA; FT enrollment: 30,984)
  • Radford University (about 41 miles; Radford, VA; FT enrollment: 9,426)

Public high school in Bassett:

Public elementary/middle schools in Bassett:

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Main business address in Bassett: BASSETT FURNITURE INDUSTRIES INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Bassett include: First Baptist Church (A), Star of Bethlehem Church (B), Memorial Church (C), Bassett Baptist Tabernacle (D), Bassett Church of the Brethren (E), Pocahontas Baptist Church (F), Oak Hill Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Blackberry Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Bassett Historical Center (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 3964 Fairystone Park Highway), Calie's Music & Amusements (Amusement & Theme Parks; 7144 Stones Dairy Road).

Court: Henry County - Henry County Public Schools- Campbell Court Elementary Sc (220 Campbell Court).

Henry County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bassett and their reported violations in the past:

PHILPOTT RES - SALTHOUSE BRANCH-UTILITY (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
HARRIS TRAILER COURT (Population served: 55, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • Public Education - In DEC-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-17-2010), St Public Notif requested (JAN-10-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-10-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-30-2009), St Boil Water Order (NOV-30-2009), St Public Notif requested (NOV-30-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-21-2010)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In NOV-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-30-2009), St Boil Water Order (NOV-30-2009), St Public Notif requested (NOV-30-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-21-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-17-2009), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-17-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-07-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-24-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-14-2009), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-14-2009), St Public Notif received (SEP-11-2009), St Compliance achieved (FEB-24-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-28-2009), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-28-2009), St Public Notif received (AUG-14-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-20-2010)
  • 2 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-30-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-30-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-27-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-26-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-26-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-27-2012)
  • One regular monitoring violation
PHILPOTT RES - GOOSE POINT-UPPER BLDG (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUN-04-2013), St Public Notif requested (MAY-02-2014), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-02-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAY-19-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
SALLY'S (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bassett that have no violations reported:

  • EDGEWOOD VILLAGE (Population served: 203, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • EASTWOOD SUBDIVISION (Population served: 182, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PHILPOTT RES - SALTHOUSE BRANCH-PICNIC (Population served: 102, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PHILPOTT RES - HORSESHOE POINT-UTILITY (Population served: 101, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PHILPOTT RES - JAMISON MILL-BUILDING (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PHILPOTT RES - BOWENS CREEK-BEACH (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PHILPOTT RES- TAILRACE (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PHILPOTT RES - SALTHOUSE BRANCH-BEACH (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TWIN RIDGE PARK (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PHILPOTT RES - DEER ISLAND-FOOT BRIDGE (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 24.2%
(11.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.1% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.2 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  56.9%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.1%
Whole state:  5.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported
63 people in nursing homes in 2000
39 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Bassett, Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Bassett compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Bassett (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Bassett Main Branch at 3559 Fairystone Park Hwy, branch established on 1907/01/01; Bassett Drive-In at 1825 Riverside Dr, branch established on 1981/12/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Carter Bank & Trust: Oak Level at 11020 Virginia Avenue, branch established on 2004/01/05; Patrick Henry National Bank Branch at 2770 Riverside Drive, branch established on 1976/10/29. Info updated 2007/02/23: Bank assets: $3,970.4 mil, Deposits: $3,610.0 mil, headquarters in Martinsville, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 123 total offices
  • River Community Bank, National Association: Stanleytown Branch at 380 Riverside Drive, branch established on 2000/12/04. Info updated 2012/03/12: Bank assets: $95.6 mil, Deposits: $84.8 mil, headquarters in Martinsville, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: River Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.5
Virginia average:

12.3

Bassett travel time to work - commute Bassett mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (58%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (24%)
  • Wood (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Utility gas (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bassett CDP (based on Henry County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant21,48190
Mainline Protestant3,15020
Black Protestant8888
Other4871
None28,145-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 13
Henry County:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Henry County:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 42
Henry County:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
Here:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.3%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Henry County:

27.9%
Virginia:

26.7%

3.75% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,545 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.75%
Virginia average:

9.34%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Martinsville city, VA  0.78% ($23,800 average AGI)
from Franklin County, VA  0.34% ($23,667)
from Rockingham County, NC  0.33% ($20,460)


4.63% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,211 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
Virginia average:

9.20%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Martinsville city, VA  0.79% ($25,471 average AGI)
to Franklin County, VA  0.37% ($39,111)
to Patrick County, VA  0.33% ($24,906)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bassett:

  • WODY (1160 AM; 5 kW; FIELDALE, VA; Owner: BASE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBX (900 AM; 1 kW; BASSETT, VA; Owner: BASE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHEE (1370 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MARTINSVILLE, VA; Owner: PATRICK HENRY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFIC (1530 AM; daytime; 1 kW; COLLINSVILLE, VA; Owner: BASE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFNR (710 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLACKSBURG, VA; Owner: PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WHEO (1270 AM; 5 kW; STUART, VA; Owner: MOUNTAIN VIEW COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVA (1450 AM; 1 kW; MARTINSVILLE, VA; Owner: MARTINSVILLE BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPAQ (740 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT AIRY, NC; Owner: RALPH D. EPPERSON)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WYTI (1570 AM; 3 kW; ROCKY MOUNT, VA; Owner: WYTI, INC.)
  • WKNV (890 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FAIRLAWN, VA; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bassett:

  • WZBB (99.9 FM; STANLEYTOWN, VA; Owner: WNLB RADIO, INC.)
  • WROV-FM (96.3 FM; MARTINSVILLE, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXLK (92.3 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WSLQ (99.1 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WPIM (90.5 FM; MARTINSVILLE, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC)
  • WSLC-FM (94.9 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WVTF (89.1 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • KHPR (88.1 FM; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WTQR (104.1 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W285DJ (104.9 FM; MOUNT AIRY, NC; Owner: TRIAD FAMILY NETWORK, INC,)
  • WJMH (102.1 FM; REIDSVILLE, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGBT (94.5 FM; EDEN, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMQX-FM (93.1 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBRF (98.1 FM; GALAX, VA; Owner: BLUE RIDGE RADIO, INC.)
  • WBWR (106.9 FM; BEDFORD, VA; Owner: BEDFORD RADIO PARTNERS, LLC)
  • WRXT (90.3 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WFNR-FM (100.7 FM; CHRISTIANSBURG, VA; Owner: NEW RIVER VALLEY RADIO PARTNERS, LLC)
  • WPIN-FM (91.5 FM; DUBLIN, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WJJS-FM (106.1 FM; VINTON, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPSK-FM (107.1 FM; PULASKI, VA; Owner: NEW RIVER VALLEY RADIO PARTNERS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Bassett:

  • WFMY-TV (Channel 2; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WFMY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WSET-TV (Channel 13; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: WSET INCORPORATED)
  • WJPR (Channel 21; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: GRANT BROADCASTING SYSTEMS II, INC.)

Bassett fatal accident list:

Oct 7, 1978 05:50 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 2, 1977 05:00 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Aug 29, 1977 04:10 PM, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Apr 14, 1975 03:45 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 26m85ftTotal length
  • $2,827,000Total costs
  • 25,629Total average daily traffic
  • 461Total average daily truck traffic
  • 54,198Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Bassett)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 245 Main St (Lat: 36.764583 Lon: -79.998667), Call Sign: KNDL438, Licensee ID: L00039589
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.3200 MHz, 39.5000 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/11/1997, Expiration Date: 08/10/2002, Cancellation Date: 02/01/2002
    Registrant: County Of Henry, Martinsville, VA 24112, Phone: (540) 634-4600
  • Mt Herman Chrch Va 57 2 Mi W Of (Lat: 36.757083 Lon: -80.032833), Call Sign: KCH768, Licensee ID: L00099398
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.205 MHz, 155.235 MHz, 155.280 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/09/1999, Expiration Date: 11/16/2004, Cancellation Date: 01/22/2005
    Registrant: Bassett Rescue Squad Inc, Bassett, VA 24055, Phone: (703) 629-3107
  • Lat: 36.630139 Lon: -80.015889, Call Sign: WPMI295
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.375 MHz, 452.200 MHz, 463.687 MHz, 466.925 MHz, 467.137 MHz, 468.287 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/18/2013, Expiration Date: 08/03/2023, Certifier: Kim W Hall
    Registrant: Glen Wood Company, 21 Performance Drive, Stuart, VA 24171, Phone: (276) 694-2121, Fax: (276) 694-3406, Email:
  • Mobiles Loc 1, Lat: 36.770139 Lon: -79.996389, Call Sign: KIW418, Licensee ID: L00008014
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.440 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/23/2011, Expiration Date: 12/17/2021, Certifier: Jerry R Celio
    Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree Street, Ne, Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:
  • Lat: 36.762861 Lon: -80.024972, Call Sign: WPYZ734
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.915 MHz, 158.190 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/10/2003, Expiration Date: 12/10/2013, Certifier: Rick L Turnham
    Registrant: Dee Polley Communications LLC, 216 Middle Fork Road, Garden Valley, ID 83622, Phone: (208) 462-5200, Fax: (208) 462-5202, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Call Sign: KM3458
    Assigned Frequencies: 170.150 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/04/2000, Expiration Date: 10/01/2019
    Registrant: Base Communications, Inc., P.O. Box 889, Blacksburg, VA 24063

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • BASSETT, 208 Mckinley Drive (Lat: 36.752778 Lon: -79.996389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WPNJ801
    Assigned Frequencies: 6605.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/11/2008, Expiration Date: 02/17/2018, Certifier: Steven T Campbell
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • NW BASSETT, Mt. Hermon Church Rd. (Lat: 36.762472 Lon: -80.033944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQIR646
    Assigned Frequencies: 6865.00 MHz, 6845.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/23/2008, Expiration Date: 04/23/2018, Certifier: Dale Wagoner
    Registrant: Comsearch, 19700 Janelia Farm Boulevard, Ashburn, VA 20147, Phone: (703) 726-5671, Fax: (703) 726-5595, Email:
  • Toms Knob, 3036 Muddy Fork Rd. (Lat: 36.866028 Lon: -79.804194), Type: Tower, Structure height: 31.4 m, Overall height: 42.6 m, Call Sign: WQLK725
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 6345.49 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/24/2010, Expiration Date: 02/24/2020, Certifier: Bill Agee
    Registrant: County Of Franklin, Virginia, 1629 Centre Ave, Roanoke, VA 24017, Phone: (540) 343-8513, Fax: (540) 343-1250, Email:
  • Toms Knob 3655, Lat: 36.866028 Lon: -79.804194, Type: Ltower, Structure height: 24 m, Overall height: 26 m, Call Sign: WQMH959
    Assigned Frequencies: 3675.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/12/2010, Expiration Date: 08/12/2020, Certifier: Earl W Kane Jr
    Registrant: B2x Online Inc, Salem, VA 24153, Phone: (540) 389-7924, Fax: (540) 387-4491, Email:
  • Toms Knob 3666, Lat: 36.866028 Lon: -79.804194, Type: Ltower, Structure height: 24 m, Overall height: 26 m, Call Sign: WQMH959
    Assigned Frequencies: 3675.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/12/2010, Expiration Date: 08/12/2020, Certifier: Earl W Kane Jr
    Registrant: B2x Online Inc, Salem, VA 24153, Phone: (540) 389-7924, Fax: (540) 387-4491, Email:
  • Toms Knob 3677, Lat: 36.866028 Lon: -79.804194, Type: Ltower, Structure height: 24 m, Overall height: 26 m, Call Sign: WQMH959
    Assigned Frequencies: 3675.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/12/2010, Expiration Date: 08/12/2020, Certifier: Earl W Kane Jr
    Registrant: B2x Online Inc, Salem, VA 24153, Phone: (540) 389-7924, Fax: (540) 387-4491, Email:
  • 10899 Virginia Ave (Lat: 36.816778 Lon: -79.932806), Overall height: 22.9 m, Call Sign: WLE617
    Assigned Frequencies: 951.000 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/27/1996, Expiration Date: 10/01/2019
    Registrant: Phone: (540) 890-6888

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bassett)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: DWYER GEORGE L WAG AERO CUBY (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3134N , Serial Number: 494, Year manufactured: 1991, Airworthiness Date: 07/09/1992
    Registrant (Individual): Michael J Grant, 376 Melrose Dr, Bassett, VA 24055
  • Aircraft: WILLIAMS GAYLAN WESLEY MOONSHIP (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 538GW , Serial Number: 226-78-1234-1
    Registrant (Individual): Gaylan W Williams, 303 Oak Ridge Dr, Bassett, VA 24055

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 120
  • Hazardous Condition: 30
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 37

Incident types - Bassett

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bassett, VA
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