The West Virginia. Cyclopedia
Gassaway, West Virginia
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).
Elevation: 841 feet
Weather: Gassaway, WV
Lodging: Gassaway, WV Hotels
Schools: Braxton County Schools