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Gaston County, North Carolina

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Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Gaston County, North Carolina.

Official Website

The earliest European settlers of Gaston County were principally Scots Irish, Pennsylvania Dutch, and English. It was founded in 1846 and is named for William Gaston, member of the state supreme court.

Adjacent Counties

Cities & Towns

  • Belmont
  • Bessemer City
  • Cherryville
  • Cramerton
  • Dallas
  • Dellview
  • Gastonia (County Seat)
  • High Shoals
  • Kings Mountain (part)
  • Lowell
  • McAdenville
  • Mount Holly
  • Ranlo
  • Spencer Mountain
  • Stanley

Other Townships & Communities: Alexis, Ashebrooke Park, Boogertown, Brown Town, Crowders, Crowders Mountain, Hardins, Lucia, Mountain Island, Riverbend, South Gastonia, South Point, Springdale and Tryon



Gaston Library

Nat'l Reg. of Hist. Places