Gauley Bridge, West Virginia

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Population in 2022: 536 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -27.4%
 
Males: 257  (48.1%)
Females: 279  (51.9%)
Median resident age:

43.7 years
West Virginia median age:

42.9 years

Zip codes: 25085.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $16,516 (it was $22,500 in 2000)
Gauley Bridge:

$16,516
WV:

$54,329

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $16,268 (it was $11,820 in 2000)

Gauley Bridge town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $77,337 (it was $37,900 in 2000)
Gauley Bridge:

$77,337
WV:

$155,100

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $91,507; detached houses: $94,807; mobile homes: $21,868
March 2022 cost of living index in Gauley Bridge: 82.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 44.9%

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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 April 13, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Gauley Bridge is 373 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Gauley Bridge by year

Type

2012

2013

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(164.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
2
(327.9)
1
(164.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(163.9)
2
(328.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index29.557.5

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Gauley Bridge, WV

Crime rate in Gauley Bridge detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 1 (1 officers - 1 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.86
West Virginia average:

1.95
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Ancestries: English (34.6%), German (26.9%), French (19.2%), Irish (10.6%), American (8.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 800 feet

Land area: 1.61 square miles.

Population density: 333 people per square mile   (very low).

Gauley Bridge, West Virginia map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Gauley Bridge town:

0.7% ($273)
West Virginia:

0.6% ($378)

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 )

Latitude: 38.17 N, Longitude: 81.20 W

Area code: 304

Distribution of median household income in Gauley Bridge, WV in 2022
Distribution of house value in Gauley Bridge, WV in 2022
Gauley Bridge satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2020: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Gauley Bridge, WV residents
Average permit cost in Gauley Bridge, WV
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

4.6%
West Virginia:

4.0%
Population change in the 1990s: +48 (+7.0%).
Most common industries in Gauley Bridge, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (10.8%)
  • Public administration (10.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.6%)
  • Health care (7.4%)
  • Truck transportation (6.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.3%)
  • Educational services (5.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (15.4%)
  • Truck transportation (11.1%)
  • Public administration (9.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.8%)
  • Machinery (6.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.3%)
  • Health care (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (12.1%)
  • Public administration (11.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (9.3%)
  • Educational services (8.4%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (5.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
Most common occupations in Gauley Bridge, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.5%)
  • Extraction workers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.2%)
  • Extraction workers (6.2%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (5.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (11.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.3%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (7.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.6%)
  • Child care workers (5.6%)

Average climate in Gauley Bridge, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Gauley Bridge-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above West Virginia state average. It is 14% 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 178.5 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 117.2 miles away from Gauley Bridge 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 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 the city 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 Gauley Bridge center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB) earthquake occurred 81.9 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 (20) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Landslides: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Mudslides: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Gauley Bridge topographic map

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:

  • Gauley Bridge Baptist Church (American Baptist) Gauley Bridge United Methodist Church

Points of interest:

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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).

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

Fayette 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 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
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

For population 15 years and over in Gauley Bridge:

Marital status in Gauley Bridge, WV
  • Never married: 27.6%
  • Now married: 39.3%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 13.7%
  • Divorced: 16.9%

For population 25 years and over in Gauley Bridge:

  • High school or higher: 77.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 38.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
West Virginia average:

11.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

3.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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%
State:

31.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Fayette County:

7.5%
State:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Gauley Bridge:

48.1%
State:

51.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Gauley Bridge:

43.5%
West Virginia:

49.7%

Average BMI:
Gauley Bridge:

27.5
West Virginia:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Gauley Bridge:

13.2%
West Virginia:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Gauley Bridge:

5.2%
West Virginia:

9.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
West Virginia:

6.9

Overweight people:
Here:

19.9%
West Virginia:

34.8%

General health condition:
This city:

54.5%
West Virginia:

58.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

85.6%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Gauley Bridge, WV Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 2$10,460$62,7600$0
Police Protection - Officers 2$13,000$78,0000$0
Financial Administration 2$14,127$84,7620$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$4,140
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$829
Totals for Government 6$37,587$75,17410$4,969

Gauley Bridge government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $118,000 ($220.15)
    Parks and Recreation: $24,000 ($44.78)
    General - Other: $14,000 ($26.12)
    Regular Highways: $13,000 ($24.25)
    Financial Administration: $7,000 ($13.06)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($7.46)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $1,000 ($1.87)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $139,000 ($259.33)

Gauley Bridge government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($5.60)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($1.87)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $38,000 ($70.90)
    Rents: $4,000 ($7.46)
  • Tax - Property: $48,000 ($89.55)
    Public Utilities Sales: $26,000 ($48.51)
    Severance: $2,000 ($3.73)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $1,000 ($1.87)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000 ($1.87)

Businesses in Gauley Bridge, WV

  • CVS: 1

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:

Feb 27, 2018 11:00 PM, Sr-16, Lat: 38.154281, Lon: -81.181947, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 15, 2017 07:55 PM, Sr-39, Lat: 38.213153, Lon: -81.182511, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
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
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 79ft / 24.2mTotal length
  • $1,586,000Total costs
  • 10,670Total average daily traffic
  • 887Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast 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 MHz, Grant Date: 10/24/2023, Expiration Date: 10/08/2033, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 08/31/1998, Expiration Date: 11/03/2003, Cancellation Date: 01/04/2004, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 06/25/2002, Expiration Date: 06/25/2012, Cancellation Date: 01/12/2013, Certifier: Billy A Preast, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 04/08/2016, Expiration Date: 07/05/2026, Certifier: Russell G Deering, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 01/19/2016, Expiration Date: 01/19/2026, Certifier: Ben Hudnall, Registrant: Acoustic Technology Inc., 30 Jeffries St, Boston, MA 02128, Phone: (617) 567-4969, Fax: (617) 569-2964, Email:


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • 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 MHz, Grant Date: 11/09/2009, Expiration Date: 11/09/2019, Cancellation Date: 06/11/2014, Certifier: John E Rooney, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 12/12/2011, Expiration Date: 12/12/2021, Cancellation Date: 07/30/2019, Certifier: Raymond B Ostroski, Registrant: Shenandoah Personal Communications, LLC, 500 Shentel Way, Edinburg, VA 22824, Phone: (540) 984-5286, Fax: (540) 984-8192, Email:


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KB8LFF, Licensee ID: L00476973, Grant Date: 07/07/2022, Expiration Date: 07/11/2032, 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: 01/25/2024, Expiration Date: 12/11/2033, 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


2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 7. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 13 took place in 2008, and the least - 2 in 2004. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Gauley Bridge, WV When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (66.0%), and Outside Fires (22.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Gauley Bridge, WV
    • 6666.0%Structure Fires
    • 2222.0%Outside Fires
    • 77.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 55.0%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Gauley Bridge, WV
  • 74.3%Utility gas
  • 25.7%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Gauley Bridge, WV
  • 62.6%Electricity
  • 37.4%Utility gas


Gauley Bridge compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Median household income significantly below 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.

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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