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Gatesville is a town in Gates County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after Revolutionary War Gen. Horatio Gates.

The latitude of Gatesville is 36.403N. The longitude is -76.753W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 20 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 284.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$49,375
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Gatesville demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Bennetts Creek Landing
· Gates Courthouse
Local festivals include:
  • Swampfest - June 8-9, 2007
Dates often change. Check Gatesville web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Merchants Millpond State Park

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Gatesville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Gates County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 27938 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

12% of Gatesville residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Gatesville ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Gatesville was $18,190, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

26% of Gatesville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Gatesville festival dates:

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Gatesville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $425.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $838.


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Libraries in Gatesville include Gates County Library ... View libraries

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Politics

Gates County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Gatesville political report.

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The average commute time for Gatesville workers is 36 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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