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Gassaway, West Virginia

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A community in Braxton County, incorporated in 1905, and named for Henry Gassaway Davis, pioneer coal operator of Randolph County, and United States Senator from West Virginia, 1871-1883. Davis established Gassaway in 1904 as a division point on his railroad that extended between Elkins and Charleston, WV, the Coal & Coke Railway (C&C).

Gassaway is located on the Elk River at the mouth of Little Otter Creek, three miles west of Interstate 79 (I-79).

Population: 901

Elevation: 841 feet

Weather: Gassaway, WV

Lodging: Gassaway, WV Hotels

Schools: Braxton County Schools