Gate City, Virginia

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Population in 2013: 2,002 (86% urban, 14% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.3%
 
Males: 1,023  (51.1%)
Females: 979  (48.9%)
Median resident age:  40.2 years
Virginia median age:  37.6 years

Zip codes: 24290.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $32,380 (it was $31,875 in 2000)
Gate City:

$32,380
VA:

$62,666

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,336 (it was $19,268 in 2000)

Gate City town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $92,452 (it was $73,400 in 2000)
Gate City:

$92,452
VA:

$239,300

Median gross rent in 2013: $523.

  • Races in Gate City, VA (2010)

    Gate City races chart
    • 1,92894.8%White alone
    • 623.0%Black alone
    • 170.8%Two or more races
    • 120.6%Hispanic
    • 100.5%American Indian alone
    • 40.2%Asian alone
    • 10.05%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Gate City: 80.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (27.4%), United States (18.9%), English (14.2%), German (10.0%), Scotch-Irish (6.4%), Dutch (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1892

Elevation: 1304 feet

Land area: 2.04 square miles.

Population density: 982 people per square mile   (low).

Gate City,VA real estate house value index trend

Gate City, Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Gate City:

  • High school or higher: 75.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gate City town:

  • Never married: 19.3%
  • Now married: 53.4%
  • Separated: 5.2%
  • Widowed: 10.9%
  • Divorced: 11.2%



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 19 registered sex offenders living in Gate City, Virginia as of August 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Gate City to the number of sex offenders is 106 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $784 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $633 (0.8%)

Gate City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Johnson City, TN (23.9 miles , pop. 55,469).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (139.4 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (451.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Weber City, VA (1.2 miles ), Bloomingdale, TN (2.4 miles ), Mount Carmel, TN (2.5 miles ), Kingsport, TN (2.7 miles ), Clinchport, VA (3.1 miles) , Church Hill, TN (3.4 miles ), Colonial Heights, TN (3.4 miles ), Nickelsville, VA (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 36.64 N, Longitude: 82.58 W

Area code: 276

Gate City household income distribution Gate City home values distribution

Crime rates in Gate City by Year
Type 2001 2002 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 20001112021
per 100,000 91.20.00.00.048.149.049.199.60.096.850.1
Robberies 00000101001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.049.00.049.80.00.050.1
Assaults 01640124322
per 100,000 0.044.9284.4191.10.049.098.2199.1145.896.8100.2
Burglaries 658951071016147
per 100,000 273.7224.7379.1430.0240.3490.2343.6497.8777.5677.6350.7
Thefts 2417473840442725473128
per 100,000 1,094.9764.02,227.51,815.61,922.22,156.91,325.51,244.42,283.81,500.51,402.8
Auto thefts 34520232212
per 100,000 136.9179.8237.095.60.098.0147.399.697.248.4100.2
Arson 00000100000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.049.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 290.4) 139.266.0181.5140.8125.3182.1140.1215.1173.2197.3155.3

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Gate City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.50
Virginia average:

2.27
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.7%
Virginia:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -62 (-2.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Community and social service occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Gate City, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Gate City-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Virginia state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 32.9 miles away from the Gate City town center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/4/1974, a category F3 tornado 39.4 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gate City-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Virginia state average. It is 79% 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 131.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 96.5 miles away from Gate City center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 49.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 53.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 126.1 miles away from Gate City center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 191.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Scott County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Blizzard: 1, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Gate City topographic map

Birthplace of: Fayette McMullen - Politician, Riley Franklin McConnell - Navy officer.

Hospitals and medical centers near Gate City:

  • CONTINIUMCARE OF WEBER CITY, LLC (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WEBER CITY, VA)
  • BROOKHAVEN MANOR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; KINGSPORT, TN)
  • WELLMONT HOLSTON VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; KINGSPORT, TN)
  • HOLSTON VALLEY HOSPITAL SNF (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; KINGSPORT, TN)
  • HEALTHSOUTH REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 7 miles away; KINGSPORT, TN)
  • FMC WEST KINGSPORT (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; KINGSPORT, TN)
  • ASBURY PLACE AT KINGSPORT (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; KINGSPORT, TN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gate City:

  • Northeast State Community College (about 15 miles; Blountville, TN; Full-time enrollment: 4,480)
  • King University (about 24 miles; Bristol, TN; FT enrollment: 2,472)
  • East Tennessee State University (about 27 miles; Johnson City, TN; FT enrollment: 12,774)
  • Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 33 miles; Cumberland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,196)
  • Tusculum College (about 34 miles; Greeneville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • Walters State Community College (about 48 miles; Morristown, TN; FT enrollment: 4,359)
  • Hazard Community and Technical College (about 53 miles; Hazard, KY; FT enrollment: 2,087)

Public high school in Gate City:

Public elementary/middle schools in Gate City:

See full list of schools located in Gate City, School District: SCOTT COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

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Notable locations in Gate City: Scott County Library (A), Scott County Courthouse (B), Gate City Town Hall (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Gate City include: Church of Christ (A), Gate City Baptist Church (B), Gate City United Methodist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Estill Cemetery (1), Smith Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Red Hill Branch (A), Pike (B), Little Moccasin Creek (C), Burnt Cabin Branch (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Gate City: R P Kane Athletic Field (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 79.3. This is about average.

City:

79.3
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 29.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.77. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.77
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0520. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0520
U.S.:

0.0147

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

GATE CITY, TOWN OF (Population served: 2,175, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-08-2009), St Public Notif requested (JUL-08-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-08-2009), St Public Notif received (DEC-30-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-09-2009), St Formal NOV issued (APR-09-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-01-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-08-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-13-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUN-13-2006), St Public Notif received (JUL-05-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-11-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-24-2006), St Public Notif requested (FEB-24-2006), St Public Notif received (MAR-28-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-11-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-05-2006), St Public Notif requested (JAN-05-2006), St Public Notif received (FEB-24-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-11-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Single Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-11-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUL-11-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2006), St Public Notif received (JUL-31-2006)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In JAN-2006, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2006), St Public Notif requested (FEB-07-2006), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-07-2006), St Public Notif received (JUL-05-2006)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In DEC-2005, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-05-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-05-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2006), St Public Notif received (JUL-05-2006)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In NOV-2005, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-05-2005), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-05-2005), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2006), St Public Notif received (JUL-05-2006)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-05-2005), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-05-2005), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2006), St Public Notif received (JUL-05-2006)
  • 10 other older monitoring violations
SCOTT COUNTY PARK (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-19-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUL-19-2006), St Public Notif received (SEP-14-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-11-2006), St Public Notif requested (SEP-11-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-11-2006), St Public Notif received (SEP-18-2006)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-22-2006), St Public Notif requested (AUG-22-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-22-2006), St Public Notif received (SEP-06-2006)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 23.0%
(23.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 6.6% for Black residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.1 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  58.7%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  2.6%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
33 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Gate City, Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Gate City compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age 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 Gate City (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Gate City Branch at 141 East Jackson Street, branch established on 1965/04/09; Gate City Drive In Branch at 141 East Jackson Street, branch established on 1999/08/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Gate City Main Branch at 110 Gateway Plaza, branch established on 1989/03/01. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • New Peoples Bank, Inc.: Gate City Office Branch at 663 East Jackson Street, branch established on 2002/01/03. Info updated 2007/08/21: Bank assets: $781.6 mil, Deposits: $709.1 mil, headquarters in Honaker, VA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 28 total offices, Holding Company: New Peoples Bankshares, Inc.
  • The Bank of Marion: Gate City Branch at 196 East Jackson Street, branch established on 1971/11/03. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $348.9 mil, Deposits: $303.5 mil, headquarters in Marion, VA, positive income, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Southwest Virginia Bankshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.9
Virginia average:

12.3

Gate City travel time to work - commute Gate City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (87%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Gate City town (based on Scott County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,84442
Mainline Protestant2,86326
Catholic822
Other11
None13,387-
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
Scott County:

2.18 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Scott County:

1.31 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 28
Scott County:

12.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

2.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.6%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Scott County:

29.6%
Virginia:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.4%
State:

18.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,956$35,4720$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$8,475
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,273
Police Protection - Officers 7$16,468$28,2311$886
Streets and Highways 6$15,232$30,4643$3,210
Water Supply 3$7,639$30,5560$0
Totals for Government 17$42,295$29,85513$13,844

3.64% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,568 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.64%
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 Sullivan County, TN  0.94% ($30,971 average AGI)
from Wise County, VA  0.45% ($34,788)
from Hawkins County, TN  0.41% ($26,867)


4.24% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,353 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.24%
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 Sullivan County, TN  1.47% ($32,537 average AGI)
to Hawkins County, TN  0.52% ($36,816)
to Washington County, TN  0.35% ($20,654)

Strongest AM radio stations in Gate City:

  • WGAT (1050 AM; 1 kW; GATE CITY, VA; Owner: TRI-CITIES BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGOC (640 AM; 10 kW; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKIN (1320 AM; 5 kW; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPWT (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, TN; Owner: INFORMATION COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WHGG (1090 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIO)
  • WZAP (690 AM; 10 kW; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: RAM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJCW (910 AM; 5 kW; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKPT (1400 AM; 1 kW; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WKTP (1590 AM; 10 kW; JONESBOROUGH, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WETB (790 AM; 5 kW; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: MOUNTAIN SIGNALS, INC.)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFHG (980 AM; 5 kW; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gate City:

  • WTFM (98.5 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WRZK (95.9 FM; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, TN; Owner: MURRAY COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WCSK (90.3 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: KINGSPORT CITY SCHOOLS BD. OF EDUC .)
  • W223AA (92.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAXM (93.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPJO (99.3 FM; ELIZABETHTON, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHCB (91.5 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUC. COMMUNICATION CORP)
  • WETS-FM (89.5 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WXBQ-FM (96.9 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKOS (104.9 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCQR-FM (88.3 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • W214AP (90.7 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WSEH (102.7 FM; CUMBERLAND, KY; Owner: CUMBERLAND CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQUT (101.5 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WIFX-FM (94.3 FM; JENKINS, KY; Owner: LETCHER COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WEYE (104.3 FM; SURGOINSVILLE, TN; Owner: TRI-CITY RADIO, LLC)
  • WXKQ-FM (103.9 FM; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: T.C.W. BROADCASTING , INC.)
  • WMMT (88.7 FM; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: APPALSHOP, INCORPORATED)
  • WJDT (106.5 FM; ROGERSVILLE, TN; Owner: C & S BROADCASTING)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Gate City:

  • WKPT-LP (Channel 25; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCYB-TV (Channel 5; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: APPALACHIAN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WKTP-LP (Channel 7; GATE CITY, ETC., VA; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSBN-TV (Channel 47; NORTON, VA; Owner: BLUE RIDGE PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
Gate City fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)


Gate City fatal accident list:

May 8, 1986 06:40 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 27, 1984 10:10 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Aug 23, 1979 11:10 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Jan 30, 1975 11:55 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 11m36ftTotal length
  • 14,310Total average daily traffic
  • 827Total average daily truck traffic
  • 21,465Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 49
  • Hazardous Condition: 50
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Gate City

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Gate City, VA
Most common first names in Gate City, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James12674.1 years
William11474.0 years
John8973.8 years
Mary8579.3 years
Robert7671.8 years
Charles7071.4 years
George4372.3 years
Roy3772.0 years
Henry3075.9 years
Myrtle2981.9 years
Most common last names in Gate City, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Lane10475.1 years
Williams9275.2 years
Smith5972.7 years
Jones5575.5 years
Mcconnell5376.2 years
Quillen5275.3 years
Peters5274.6 years
Taylor5075.2 years
Bellamy4873.4 years
Carter4275.7 years
Businesses in Gate City, VA
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Nike1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Hardee's1Subway1
Long John Silver's1
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