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The Town of Gaston is located in Northampton County in the state of North Carolina (NC).

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Gaston, North Carolina, a Town, in Northampton County spans over 1.8 square miles and has a population of 973 citizens who are all invited to join us here on our site.
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Gaston Latitude: 36.5170 Longitude: -77.7125

The Zip Code for Gaston, NC is: 27832

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The Town of Gaston

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Gaston North Carolina Physical Characteristics:

The Town of Gaston has an area of 1.8 square miles
  • Land: 1.6906451737452 Sq. Mi. (92.39%)
  • Water: 0.13928803088803 Sq. Mi.(7.61%)
The Gaston Town takes up 0.3% of the area of Northampton County.

Map Location Coordinates:

  • Latitude: +36.4952295
  • Longitude: -077.6464160
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Gaston, NC Climate Information:

  • Average Temperature: 59.4°F
  • Average Rainfall: 45.71 inches
*Based on annual average for Weather Station USC00317319 ROANOKE RAPIDS
Latitude: 36.4783 Longitude: -77.6717 Elevation: 64 feet.

Gaston, NC Population Data:

According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the population of Gaston was 1,152 people, which is 5.2 % of the entire population of Northampton County.


  • 49.22% Male
  • 50.78% Female


  • 57.031% White
  • 39.323% Black
  • 0.347% Asian
  • 0.78% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.00% Pacific Islander
  • 0.955% Mixed
  • 1.563% Other


  • 97.74% Not Hispanic or Latino
  • 2.26% Hispanic or Latino
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Gaston, NC Housing Information:

Average Household Size: 2.3
Number of Residences: 531
  • Occupied: 465 (87.57%)
  • Vacant: 66 (12.43%)
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Clary Lumber Co Inc
242198 - Sawmills & Planing Mills-General
PO Box K, Gaston, North Carolina 27832-0260
John C Lucy III (252) 537-2558 (252) 537-1251 http://www.clarylumber.com
See more in the Gaston Business Directory
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