Gaston County, North Carolina

county in North Carolina, United States

Gaston County is a county in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2020 census, the population was 227,943.[1] The county seat is Gastonia.[2]

Gaston County
Gaston County Courthouse in Gastonia
Gaston County Courthouse in Gastonia
"Local Strengths. Global Success."
Map of North Carolina highlighting Gaston County
Location within the U.S. state of North Carolina
Map of the United States highlighting North Carolina
North Carolina's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 35°17′36″N 81°10′38″W / 35.293344°N 81.177256°W / 35.293344; -81.177256
Country United States
State North Carolina
Named forWilliam Gaston
Largest communityGastonia
 • Total363.68 sq mi (941.9 km2)
 • Land355.75 sq mi (921.4 km2)
 • Water7.93 sq mi (20.5 km2)  2.18%
 • Total227,943
 • Density640.74/sq mi (247.39/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional districts10th, 14th

References change

  1. "QuickFacts: Gaston County, North Carolina". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 18, 2024.
  2. National Association of Counties. "NACo County Explorer". Retrieved January 18, 2024.

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