Gauley Bridge, West Virginia

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Population in 2014: 598 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -19.0%
 
Males: 286  (48.0%)
Females: 312  (52.0%)
Median resident age:  40.6 years
West Virginia median age:  41.7 years

Zip codes: 25085.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $40,563 (it was $22,500 in 2000)
Gauley Bridge:

$40,563
WV:

$41,253

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,456 (it was $11,820 in 2000)

Gauley Bridge town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $60,977 (it was $37,900 in 2000)
Gauley Bridge:

$60,977
WV:

$103,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $57,750; Detached houses: $61,745; Mobile homes: $7,095

Median gross rent in 2013: $602.

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  • Races in Gauley Bridge, WV (2010)

    Gauley Bridge races chart
    • 60498.4%White alone
    • 50.8%Two or more races
    • 30.5%Hispanic
    • 20.3%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Gauley Bridge: 84.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (17.1%), English (13.9%), Irish (8.4%), Scotch-Irish (6.6%), United States (3.7%), French (3.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 800 feet

Land area: 1.61 square miles.

Population density: 372 people per square mile   (very low).

Gauley Bridge, West Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Gauley Bridge:

  • High school or higher: 72.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gauley Bridge town:

  • Never married: 31.3%
  • Now married: 46.5%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 10.9%



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Gauley Bridge, West Virginia as of December 07, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Gauley Bridge to the number of sex offenders is 305 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $456 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $280 (0.6%)

Gauley Bridge satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (26.8 miles , pop. 53,421).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Columbus, OH (158.6 miles , pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (348.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Glen Ferris, WV (1.2 miles ), Charlton Heights, WV (1.9 miles ), Falls View, WV (2.0 miles ), Belva, WV (2.1 miles) , Deep Water, WV (2.1 miles ), Boomer, WV (2.2 miles ), Mount Carbon, WV (2.3 miles ), Ansted, WV (2.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000

Latitude: 38.17 N, Longitude: 81.20 W

Area code: 304

Gauley Bridge household income distribution Gauley Bridge home values distribution

Crime rates in Gauley Bridge by Year
Type 2002 2004 2006 2013
Murders 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Robberies 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Assaults 0001
per 100,000 0.00.00.0164.2
Burglaries 1251
per 100,000 136.1277.0707.2164.2
Thefts 0382
per 100,000 0.0415.51,131.5328.4
Auto thefts 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Arson 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 300.1) 9.536.094.857.5

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

1.64
West Virginia average:

1.92
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.5%
West Virginia:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +48 (+7.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (22%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (14%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Utilities (8%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (51%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (2%)
  • Other services, except public administration (2%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (18%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (15%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (22%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Gauley Bridge, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Gauley Bridge, West Virginia average temperatures Gauley Bridge, West Virginia average precipitation Gauley Bridge, West Virginia humidity Gauley Bridge, West Virginia wind speed Gauley Bridge, West Virginia snowfall Gauley Bridge, West Virginia sunshine Gauley Bridge, West Virginia clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Gauley Bridge-area historical earthquake activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 81% 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 149.3 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 233.8 miles away from Gauley Bridge center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 77.8 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 81.9 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 145.8 miles away from Gauley Bridge center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 237.5 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 Fayette County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Landslides: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Gauley Bridge topographic map

Birthplace of: MacGillivray Milne - Naval officer and Governor of Samoa, Timothy Truman (writer) - Writer.

Hospitals and medical centers near Gauley Bridge:

  • MONTGOMERY GEN. ELDERLY CARE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MONTGOMERY, WV)
  • FAYETTE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER, LLC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; FAYETTEVILLE, WV)
  • FMC - OAK HILL (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; FAYETTEVILLE, WV)
  • HIDDEN VALLEY CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; OAK HILL, WV)
  • HIDDEN VALLEY HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; OAK HILL, WV)
  • OAK HILL GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 14 miles away; OAK HILL, WV)
  • PLATEAU MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; OAK HILL, WV)

Amtrak stations near Gauley Bridge:

  • 7 miles: MONTGOMERY (WASHINGTON ST. & 3RD AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: THURMOND (C & O DEPOT)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gauley Bridge:

  • New River Community and Technical College (about 26 miles; Beckley, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,234)
  • West Virginia State University (about 35 miles; Institute, WV; FT enrollment: 2,133)
  • Concord University (about 53 miles; Athens, WV; FT enrollment: 2,698)
  • Marshall University (about 70 miles; Huntington, WV; FT enrollment: 11,450)
  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg (about 75 miles; Parkersburg, WV; FT enrollment: 2,619)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (about 78 miles; Blacksburg, VA; FT enrollment: 30,984)
  • New River Community College (about 79 miles; Dublin, VA; FT enrollment: 3,007)

Public elementary/middle school in Gauley Bridge:

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User submitted facts and corrections:

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Notable locations in Gauley Bridge: Jan - Care Ambulance Service Incorporated Gauley Bridge (A), Gauley Bridge Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Gauley Bridge include: Bailey Memorial Church (A), Scrabble Creek Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Scrabble Creek (A), Laurel Branch (B), Cane Branch (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: New River Lodge The (333 Main Street).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 32.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

32.9
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2000 was 18.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.57. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 24.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.57
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.2%
(17.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 85.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
West Virginia:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  57.0%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.3%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
3 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Gauley Bridge (2011 data):

  • City National Bank of West Virginia: Gauley Bridge Branch at 1 Main Street, branch established on 1910/09/17. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.1
West Virginia average:

11.3

Gauley Bridge travel time to work - commute Gauley Bridge mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Gauley Bridge town (based on Fayette County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant7,33566
Evangelical Protestant5,90463
Catholic1,5933
Black Protestant2312
Other222
None30,954-
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: 16
Fayette County:

3.46 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Fayette County:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Fayette County:

6.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 31
Here:

6.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.3%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Fayette County:

31.2%
West Virginia:

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

7.5%
State:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Gauley Bridge:

49.6%
State:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Gauley Bridge:

45.0%
West Virginia:

47.3%

Average BMI:
Gauley Bridge:

29.1
West Virginia:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Gauley Bridge:

11.2%
West Virginia:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Gauley Bridge:

8.7%
West Virginia:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
West Virginia:

6.9

Overweight people:
Here:

21.7%
West Virginia:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

56.6%
West Virginia:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

84.5%
State:

77.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Gauley Bridge, WV Residents
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$3,994$47,9281$1,050
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$2,250
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$200
Police Protection - Officers 2$6,164$36,9843$965
Police - Other 0$0 1$2,225
Streets and Highways 2$7,798$46,7880$0
Totals for Government 5$17,956$43,09413$6,690

5.02% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,603 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.02%
West Virginia average:

5.16%

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 Raleigh County, WV  1.10% ($31,307 average AGI)
from Kanawha County, WV  0.60% ($28,618)
from Nicholas County, WV  0.30% ($33,933)


5.16% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,670 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.16%
West Virginia average:

5.13%

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 Raleigh County, WV  1.25% ($32,387 average AGI)
to Kanawha County, WV  0.77% ($25,781)
to Nicholas County, WV  0.28% ($33,585)

Strongest AM radio stations in Gauley Bridge:

  • WOAY (860 AM; 10 kW; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: COMMISSIONED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCAW (680 AM; 10 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WMON (1340 AM; 1 kW; MONTGOMERY, WV; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WIWS (1070 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WJLS (560 AM; 5 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WWNR (620 AM; 5 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: DYNASTAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCHS (580 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WVTS (950 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WYKM (1250 AM; 5 kW; RUPERT, WV; Owner: MT. STATE B. CO., INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSCW (1410 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SOUTH CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gauley Bridge:

  • WCIR-FM (103.7 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WKVW (93.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, WV; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WAXS (94.1 FM; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: PLATEAU BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDBS (97.1 FM; SUTTON, WV; Owner: SUMMIT MEDIA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WVPB (91.7 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WKAZ (107.3 FM; MIAMI, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WXAF (90.9 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMTD-FM (102.3 FM; HINTON, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WKLC-FM (105.1 FM; ST. ALBANS, WV; Owner: WKLC, INC.)
  • WTNJ (105.9 FM; MOUNT HOPE, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVPN (88.5 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WMLJ (90.5 FM; SUMMERSVILLE, WV; Owner: GRACE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WCWV (92.9 FM; SUMMERSVILLE, WV; Owner: R-S BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WJLS-FM (99.5 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WKWS (96.1 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WRVZ (98.7 FM; POCATALICO, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WZAC-FM (92.5 FM; DANVILLE, WV; Owner: PRICE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVAF (99.9 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WRLB (95.3 FM; RAINELLE, WV; Owner: FAITH COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Gauley Bridge:

  • WOAY-TV (Channel 4; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: THOMAS BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WVAH-TV (Channel 11; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WVAH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCHS-TV (Channel 8; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WCHS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WLPX-TV (Channel 29; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: PAXSON CHARLESTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSWP-TV (Channel 9; GRANDVIEW, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)

Gauley Bridge fatal accident list:

Nov 24, 1983 05:55 PM, 60, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 3
Nov 30, 1983 08:20 AM, 60, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 25m82ftTotal length
  • $884,000Total costs
  • 5,100Total average daily traffic
  • 537Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 500 Conley Lane (120498) (Lat: 38.166111 Lon: -81.203556), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 94.8 m, Call Sign: KNKN618
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHzGrant Date: 11/23/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: Michael P GogginRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • David B McClure, 500 Conley Lane (Lat: 38.166111 Lon: -81.203556), Type: 96.0, Overall height: 96 m, Registrant: 3042566426, David.Hti@suddenlinkmail.Com, 125 WHITESTICK ROAD
  • David B McClure, 500 Conley Lane (Lat: 38.166111 Lon: -81.203556), Type: 96.0, Overall height: 96 m, Registrant: 3042566426, David.Hti@suddenlinkmail.Com, 125 WHITESTICK ROAD
  • David B McClure, 500 Conley Lane (Lat: 38.166111 Lon: -81.203556), Type: 94.7, Overall height: 94.7 m, Registrant: 3042566426, David.Hti@suddenlinkmail.Com, 125 WHITESTICK ROAD
  • David B McClure, 500 Conley Lane (Lat: 38.166111 Lon: -81.203556), Type: 94.7, Overall height: 94.7 m, Registrant: 3042566426, David.Hti@suddenlinkmail.Com, 125 WHITESTICK ROAD

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Wv Rt 39 2.18 Mi S Of Wv Rt 16 (Lat: 38.202889 Lon: -81.178167), Structure height: 5 m, Call Sign: WPDK516
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.337 MHzGrant Date: 07/23/2013, Expiration Date: 10/08/2023Registrant: Cara Enterprises, Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:
  • 250 S Of Us 60 3.88 Mi Sw Of Wv Rt 39 (Lat: 38.122611 Lon: -81.229833), Structure height: 3 m, Call Sign: WPDR851, Licensee ID: L00487620
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.478 MHzGrant Date: 08/31/1998, Expiration Date: 11/03/2003, Cancellation Date: 01/04/2004Registrant: Kanawha Falls Psd, Gauley Bridge, WV 25085, Phone: (304) 632-1633
  • Gualey Brdg High Svc Tk 518 M N Us Rt 60 Wv Rt 39 (Lat: 38.166667 Lon: -81.201389), Type: Tank, Structure height: 14 m, Call Sign: WPVJ209
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.478 MHzGrant Date: 06/25/2002, Expiration Date: 06/25/2012, Cancellation Date: 01/12/2013, Certifier: Billy A PreastRegistrant: Us Filter Control Systems Inc, 1239 Willow Lake Boulevard, Vadnais Heights, MN 55110, Phone: (651) 766-2700, Fax: (651) 766-2743, Email:
  • Little Elk BS, Little Elk Bs; On The Wv Rte.39, 4.35km N Of Jct. Wv Rte.39 & Cr Rte.19/25 (Lat: 38.259111 Lon: -81.101472), Type: Building, Structure height: 4.6 m, Call Sign: WQFF545
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.337 MHzGrant Date: 04/08/2016, Expiration Date: 07/05/2026, Certifier: Russell G DeeringRegistrant: Federal License Management, 1784 E. 3rd Street Suite 269, Williamsport, PA 17701-3862, Phone: (570) 505-3894, Fax: (570) 651-9032, Email:
  • Lat: 38.116028 Lon: -81.138833, Call Sign: WQXB212
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.375 MHzGrant Date: 01/19/2016, Expiration Date: 01/19/2026, Certifier: Ben HudnallRegistrant: Acoustic Technology Inc., 30 Jeffries St, Boston, MA 02128, Phone: (617) 567-4969, Fax: (617) 569-2964, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • GAULEY BRIDGE_USF, 500 Conley Lane (Lat: 38.166111 Lon: -81.203556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 94.7 m, Call Sign: WQLA229
    Assigned Frequencies: 11627.5 MHzGrant Date: 11/09/2009, Expiration Date: 11/09/2019, Cancellation Date: 06/11/2014, Certifier: John E RooneyRegistrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • CH625, 500 Conley Lane (Lat: 38.166111 Lon: -81.203556), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 94.7 m, Call Sign: WQOP672
    Assigned Frequencies: 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHzGrant Date: 12/12/2011, Expiration Date: 12/12/2021, Certifier: Mary McdermottRegistrant: Radyn, Inc, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KB8LFF, Licensee ID: L00476973, Grant Date: 07/11/2012, Expiration Date: 07/11/2022, Registrant: William R Mc Dermott, 93 Oak St, Gauley Bridge, WV 25085
  • Call Sign: KB8TWC, Grant Date: 07/15/1994, Expiration Date: 07/15/2004, Cancellation Date: 07/18/2006, Registrant: Gary W Rogers, Gauley Bridge, WV 25085
  • Call Sign: KC8OGF, Licensee ID: L00228950, Grant Date: 04/18/2000, Expiration Date: 04/18/2010, Cancellation Date: 04/19/2012, Certifier: Richard A Harris, Registrant: Richard A Harris, Gauley Bridge, WV 25085
  • Call Sign: KD8WBF, Licensee ID: L01829876, Grant Date: 12/11/2013, Expiration Date: 12/11/2023, Certifier: Dakota F Hughes, Registrant: Dakota F Hughes, Gauley Bridge, WV 25085
  • Call Sign: KD8WRI, Licensee ID: L01846747, Grant Date: 03/03/2014, Expiration Date: 03/03/2024, Certifier: Jessica N Hughes, Registrant: Jessica N Hughes, Gauley Bridge, WV 25085

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

KANAWHA FALLS PSD (Population served: 2,379, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In NOV-2013. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-01-2013), St Public Notif requested (JAN-15-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-15-2014)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In NOV-2013, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-01-2013), St Public Notif requested (JAN-16-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-16-2014)
  • Single Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In FEB-2013, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-02-2013), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-02-2013), St Public Notif received (FEB-06-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-27-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-28-2011), St Compliance achieved (2 times from AUG-02-2011 to AUG-22-2011), St Public Notif received (OCT-28-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-27-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-28-2011), St Compliance achieved (2 times from AUG-02-2011 to AUG-22-2011), St Public Notif received (OCT-28-2011)
  • 50 regular monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 8
  • Hazardous Condition: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Gauley Bridge

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Gauley Bridge, WV
Most common first names in Gauley Bridge, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2268.4 years
William2058.7 years
John1664.6 years
Charles1471.2 years
Robert1071.3 years
Mary1080.8 years
George1073.6 years
Harry873.1 years
Cecil769.7 years
Carl669.2 years
Most common last names in Gauley Bridge, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Kincaid1269.9 years
Cole1276.6 years
Carson1078.4 years
Winebrenner979.3 years
Miller873.7 years
Thomas872.1 years
Brown766.6 years
Walker770.1 years
Humphrey779.0 years
Smith669.5 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (64%)
  • Electricity (33%)
  • Wood (2%)

Businesses in Gauley Bridge, WV

  • CVS: 1

Gauley Bridge compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Gauley Bridge on our top lists:

  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 500+"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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