Gassaway, West Virginia

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Population in 2019: 846 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -6.1%
 
Males: 400  (47.4%)
Females: 446  (52.6%)
Median resident age:

36.3 years
West Virginia median age:

42.9 years

Zip codes: 26624.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $42,648 (it was $23,009 in 2000)
Gassaway:

$42,648
WV:

$48,850

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $25,316 (it was $15,965 in 2000)

Gassaway town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $83,970 (it was $54,500 in 2000)
Gassaway:

$83,970
WV:

$124,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $124,881; detached houses: $136,645; townhouses or other attached units: $135,985; in 2-unit structures: $25,936; mobile homes: $73,535

Median gross rent in 2019: $518.

March 2019 cost of living index in Gassaway: 83.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 14.9%
(14.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Gassaway, West Virginia as of April 22, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Gassaway is 78 to 1.



Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.17
West Virginia average:

2.29
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Ancestries: American (39.6%), German (17.8%), Irish (8.7%), European (6.7%), Italian (3.4%), Scotch-Irish (2.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1905

Elevation: 841 feet

Land area: 1.22 square miles.

Population density: 696 people per square mile   (low).

Gassaway, West Virginia map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $411 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $412 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (51.7 miles , pop. 53,421).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (129.6 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (314.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Sutton, WV (1.8 miles ),
Flatwoods, WV (2.7 miles ),
Birch River, WV (3.5 miles),
Burnsville, WV (3.8 miles ),
Sand Fork, WV (4.1 miles),
Tioga, WV (4.3 miles),
Glenville, WV (4.3 miles ),
Cowen, WV (4.6 miles )

Latitude: 38.67 N, Longitude: 80.77 W

Area code: 304

Distribution of median household income in Gassaway, WV in 2019
Distribution of house value in Gassaway, WV in 2019
Gassaway satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $2,100,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $2,100,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $2,100,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $960,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Gassaway, WV residents
Average permit cost in Gassaway, WV
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.9%
West Virginia:

5.7%
Most common industries in Gassaway, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (13.5%)
  • Educational services (9.9%)
  • Health care (9.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.3%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
  • Utilities (5.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (21.6%)
  • Public administration (7.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.8%)
  • Utilities (6.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.2%)
  • Health care (5.6%)
  • Educational services (4.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (15.6%)
  • Health care (14.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.8%)
  • Social assistance (7.1%)
  • Construction (4.3%)
  • Utilities (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Gassaway, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.6%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (5.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.6%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.0%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (8.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.8%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (6.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.0%)
  • Cashiers (5.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.0%)

Average climate in Gassaway, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Gassaway-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above West Virginia state average. It is 26% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 162.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 152.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 174.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 196.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 203.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 172.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Braxton County (22) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 11, Landslides: 7, Mudslides: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Gassaway topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Gassaway:

  • BRAXTON COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 100 HOYLMAN DRIVE)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gassaway:

  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg (about 55 miles; Parkersburg, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,619)
  • West Virginia State University (about 58 miles; Institute, WV; FT enrollment: 2,133)
  • Fairmont State University (about 66 miles; Fairmont, WV; FT enrollment: 3,714)
  • New River Community and Technical College (about 66 miles; Beckley, WV; FT enrollment: 2,234)
  • West Virginia University (about 80 miles; Morgantown, WV; FT enrollment: 27,429)
  • Ohio University-Main Campus (about 85 miles; Athens, OH; FT enrollment: 26,181)
  • Concord University (about 88 miles; Athens, WV; FT enrollment: 2,698)

Private high school in Gassaway:

  • LIGHTHOUSE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 13, Location: 38 PARSONS DR, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Gassaway:

See full list of schools located in Gassaway

Library in Gassaway:

  • GASSAWAY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $34,141; Location: 536 ELK STREET; 20,110 books; 267 audio materials; 790 video materials; 12 state licensed databases; 21 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Website for graduates of Gassaway High Schoo, and all other schoosl in the county. http://www.bchswv.com

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Gassaway: Gassaway Volunteer Fire Department (A), West Virginia Division of Forestry Braxton County Field Office (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Birthplace of: Lonnie Thompson - Geologist, Levi J. Dean - Architect.

Braxton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

  • WVAW- GASSAWAY (Address: 1060 RIVERSIDE DRIVE , Population served: 2,127, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
Average household size:
This town:

2.1 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

52.5%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.0%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Banks with branches in Gassaway (2011 data):

  • Bank of Gassaway: Bank Of Gassaway at 700 Elk Street, branch established on 1905/01/01; Off Premise Facility at 700 Elk Street, branch established on 1984/04/09. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $166.5 mil, Deposits: $142.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Gassaway Bancshares, Inc.
  • City National Bank of West Virginia: Gassaway Branch at 324 Elk Street, branch established on 1987/05/18. Info updated 2008/01/10: Bank assets: $2,753.2 mil, Deposits: $2,223.1 mil, headquarters in Charleston, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 68 total offices, Holding Company: City Holding Company

For population 15 years and over in Gassaway:

Marital status in Gassaway, WV
  • Never married: 22.5%
  • Now married: 49.4%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 11.0%
  • Divorced: 15.6%

For population 25 years and over in Gassaway:

  • High school or higher: 81.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 9.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.9
West Virginia average:

11.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Gassaway
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Gassaway, WV (based on Braxton County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,38042
Evangelical Protestant58010
Other2772
Catholic1431
None10,143-
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: 5
This county:

3.41 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
This county:

6.14 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Braxton County:

10.24 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Braxton County:

12.6%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

31.5%
West Virginia:

31.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

7.9%
State:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

45.7%
State:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

38.7%
West Virginia:

47.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.4
West Virginia:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

24.6%
West Virginia:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.3%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Gassaway:

6.9
West Virginia:

6.9

Overweight people:
Gassaway:

33.7%
West Virginia:

34.2%

General health condition:
Gassaway:

47.6%
West Virginia:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Gassaway:

71.7%
West Virginia:

77.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Gassaway, WV Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 2$8,704$52,2245$2,500
Streets and Highways 2$3,253$19,5180$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,657$31,8840$0
Totals for Government 5$14,614$35,0745$2,500

Gassaway government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,000 ($3.55)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $83,000 ($98.11)
    Central Staff Services: $58,000 ($68.56)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $2,000 ($2.36)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $12,000 ($14.18)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,000 ($1.18)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($1.18)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $157,000 ($185.58)

Gassaway government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parking Facilities: $4,000 ($4.73)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $15,000 ($17.73)
  • Tax - Property: $139,000 ($164.30)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $48,000 ($56.74)
    Public Utilities Sales: $39,000 ($46.10)
    Other Selective Sales: $20,000 ($23.64)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $2,000 ($2.36)
    Severance: $1,000 ($1.18)

Gassaway government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $177,000 ($209.22)

4.40% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($38,605 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.40%
West Virginia average:

5.10%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Nicholas County, WV  0.53% ($28,708 average AGI)
from Clay County, WV  0.51% ($36,652)


4.23% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($32,109 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.23%
West Virginia average:

5.62%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Gilmer County, WV  0.53% ($26,375 average AGI)
Businesses in Gassaway, WV
NameCountNameCount
CVS1Long John Silver's1
Dairy Queen1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Ford1Microtel1
H&R Block1Pizza Hut1
Kroger1True Value1
La-Z-Boy1U.S. Cellular1

Strongest AM radio stations in Gassaway:

  • WSGB (1490 AM; 1 kW; SUTTON, WV; Owner: SUMMIT MEDIA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WCAW (680 AM; 10 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOAY (860 AM; 10 kW; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: COMMISSIONED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCHS (580 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WBUC (1460 AM; 5 kW; BUCKHANNON, WV; Owner: CAT RADIO, INC.)
  • WIWS (1070 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBGS (1030 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WJLS (560 AM; 5 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WYKM (1250 AM; 5 kW; RUPERT, WV; Owner: MT. STATE B. CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gassaway:

  • WDBS (97.1 FM; SUTTON, WV; Owner: SUMMIT MEDIA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WCWV (92.9 FM; SUMMERSVILLE, WV; Owner: R-S BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WAFD (100.3 FM; WEBSTER SPRINGS, WV; Owner: J & K BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVPW (88.9 FM; BUCKHANNON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WMLJ (90.5 FM; SUMMERSVILLE, WV; Owner: GRACE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH)

Gassaway fatal accident list:

May 17, 2019 05:50 PM, Enterprise Dr, Lat: 38.658728, Lon: -80.742292, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 14, 2014 10:29 PM, Sr-4, Lat: 38.666153, Lon: -80.778100, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jul 21, 2013 05:20 PM, Sr-4, Lat: 38.672067, Lon: -80.765492, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Dec 13, 2010 07:17 AM, Sr-4, Lat: 38.656428, Lon: -80.743417, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Dec 4, 1992 02:10 PM, 4, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 141ft / 43.1mTotal length
  • $2,662,000Total costs
  • 34,685Total average daily traffic
  • 6,023Total average daily truck traffic
  • 22,027Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Gassaway, WV - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 31960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Gassaway, WV

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 5 Mi S On Wv Rt 4 (Lat: 38.667611 Lon: -80.837611), Call Sign: KQE295,
    Assigned Frequencies: 30.6400 MHz, Grant Date: 02/26/2003, Expiration Date: 03/01/2013, Cancellation Date: 05/04/2013, Registrant: Universal Licensing Service, 3419 Via Lido 609, Newport Beach, CA 92663-3908, Phone: (877) 677-3639, Fax: (949) 515-2544
  • Se Side Of Highland Street In (Lat: 38.668444 Lon: -80.770667), Call Sign: KVM734,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.190 MHz, Grant Date: 07/23/2015, Expiration Date: 08/16/2025, Registrant: Hope Gas, Inc, 5th Floor, Richmond, VA 23261, Phone: (804) 775-5170, Fax: (804) 771-6570, Email:
  • 5846 Chapel Rd (Lat: 38.798778 Lon: -80.798778), Type: Building, Structure height: 287 m, Overall height: 290 m, Call Sign: WPZU826,
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.8800 MHz, 46.1000 MHz, 46.5000 MHz, Grant Date: 01/18/2014, Expiration Date: 03/18/2024, Certifier: Dennis Winemiller, Registrant: Chapel Volunteer Fire Department, 5846 Chapel Rd, Gassaway, WV 26624-9524, Phone: (304) 364-8443, Email:
  • Lat: 38.661139 Lon: -80.749417, Call Sign: WQDE928,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1000 MHz, 72.1800 MHz, Grant Date: 07/09/2015, Expiration Date: 08/09/2025, Certifier: Kenny Sartin, Registrant: Braxton County Memorial Hospital, 100 Hoylman Drive, Gassaway, WV 26624, Phone: (304) 364-1048, Fax: (304) 364-1050, Email:
  • TANK #6 SERVIA RTU-6, In The Se Corner Of The I-79 Servia Interchange / Co Route 11 Intersection (Lat: 38.617028 Lon: -80.947889), Type: Tank, Structure height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WQMI455,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.456 MHz, Grant Date: 08/16/2010, Expiration Date: 08/16/2020, Cancellation Date: 10/17/2020, Certifier: John Tinney, Registrant: Siemens Water Technologies Corp, 1239 Willow Lake Blvd, Vadnais Heights, MN 55110, Phone: (651) 766-2700, Fax: (651) 766-2701
  • BOOSTER #2 / TANK #3, On Summit Avenue, 0.2 Km West Of The Summit Avenue/Co Route 21 Intersection (Lat: 38.634028 Lon: -80.860861), Type: Tank, Structure height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WQMI698,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.456 MHz, Grant Date: 08/17/2010, Expiration Date: 08/17/2020, Cancellation Date: 10/17/2020, Certifier: John Tinney, Registrant: Siemens Water Technologies Corp, 1239 Willow Lake Blvd, Vadnais Heights, MN 55110, Phone: (651) 766-2700, Fax: (651) 766-2701

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • BIG OTTER, Route 1 Box 32a Servia Road (Lat: 38.635722 Lon: -80.975361), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 96 m, Call Sign: WMG754,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6123.10 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, Grant Date: 01/11/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • GASSAWAY, 2.1 Mi W Of I79 & Sr 4 (Lat: 38.659556 Lon: -80.769000), Type: Building, Structure height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WNTA662, Licensee ID: L00288741,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6665.00 MHz, Grant Date: 12/20/2019, Expiration Date: 12/28/2029, Certifier: Ernest N Maley Jr, Registrant: Felhc, 76 South Main Street, Akron, OH 44308, Phone: (330) 436-2208, Fax: (330) 761-7203, Email:
  • COON KNOB, .1 Mile North I79-Us19 (Lat: 38.621833 Lon: -80.757611), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 109.6 m, Call Sign: WQIM850, Licensee ID: L00123204,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6675.00 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 6404.79 MHz... (+25 more), Grant Date: 12/27/2017, Expiration Date: 03/21/2028, Certifier: William Ramsey Md, Registrant: Wv Division Of Emergency Management, 2403 Fairlawn Avenue, Dunbar, WV 25064, Phone: (304) 558-5380, Email:
  • GASSAWAY, 2.1 Miles West Of I79 & Sr4 (Lat: 38.659528 Lon: -80.768972), Type: Building, Structure height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WQNI974,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2197.60 MHz, Grant Date: 02/17/2011, Expiration Date: 08/16/2011, Cancellation Date: 02/24/2011, Certifier: Tim Burkhart, Registrant: Comsearch, 19700 Janelia Farm Blvd, Ashburn, VA 20147, Phone: (703) 726-5671, Email:
  • GASSAWAY, 2.1 Miles West Of I79 & Sr4 (Lat: 38.659528 Lon: -80.768972), Type: Building, Structure height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WQNJ693,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2197.60 MHz, Grant Date: 02/25/2011, Expiration Date: 08/24/2011, Cancellation Date: 10/29/2011, Certifier: Ernest N Maley Jr, Registrant: Comsearch, 19700 Janelia Farm, Ashburn, VA 20147, Phone: (703) 726-5671, Email:
  • 67416A, On Boundary St., .1 Mi N Of Intesection Of Highland And Boundary Sts. (Lat: 38.667472 Lon: -80.770917), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 79.6 m, Call Sign: WRDD517,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11055.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz... (+10 more), Grant Date: 04/02/2019, Expiration Date: 04/02/2029, Certifier: Charles F Crizer Jr, Registrant: Shentel, 500 Shentel Way, Edinburg, VA 22824, Phone: (540) 984-5286, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Gassaway)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150G (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 4838X , Serial Number: 15064888, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 08/16/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 08/18/2020
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Ellen M Weed, 2848 State St, Gassaway, WV 26624, Other Owners: John C Fowler
  • Aircraft: GRINDO FRANK W RV6A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O-360-A1A (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 696FG , Serial Number: 60181, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 12/31/2002, Certificate Issue Date: 07/19/2016
    Registrant (LLC): Pro LLC, 106 Birch St, Gassaway, WV 26624
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 737FD , Serial Number: 17269377, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 10/21/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 11/23/2005
    Registrant (Corporation): Meadows Stone & Paving Inc, Po Box 10, Gassaway, WV 26624
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-34-200T (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-360 SER (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8086Q , Serial Number: 34-7970496, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 09/22/1979, Certificate Issue Date: 10/31/2012
    Registrant (Corporation): Meadows Stone & Paving Inc, Po Box 10, Gassaway, WV 26624
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-161 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8260V , Serial Number: 28-8116029, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 08/27/1980, Certificate Issue Date: 10/17/2017
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Steven B Duffield, 53 Frame Cir, Gassaway, WV 26624, Other Owners: Bradley C Duffield

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 15. The highest number of reported fires - 29 took place in 2018, and the least - 5 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Gassaway, WV When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (54.1%), and Outside Fires (24.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Gassaway, WV
    • 12654.1%Structure Fires
    • 5724.5%Outside Fires
    • 3213.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 187.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Gassaway, WV
Most common first names in Gassaway, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary3978.7 years
James3074.0 years
John2476.5 years
Charles2273.0 years
Robert1672.2 years
Carl1671.0 years
William1570.7 years
Harry1373.2 years
Nellie1176.0 years
Thomas1068.8 years
Most common last names in Gassaway, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Frame2370.6 years
Friend2073.8 years
Carr1878.7 years
Gerwig1784.8 years
Brady1775.2 years
Smith1481.1 years
Rader1479.7 years
Stout1376.8 years
Dobbins1372.6 years
Jones1272.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Gassaway, WV
  • 89.1%Utility gas
  • 10.9%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Gassaway, WV
  • 51.4%Electricity
  • 48.6%Utility gas


Gassaway compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.

Gassaway on our top lists:

  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Indonesia (population 500+)"
There are 5 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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