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Lake Gaston has 350 miles of shoreline reaching five counties in the two states of North Carolina and Virginia.  The main body of the lake is approximately 1.3 miles across at its widest point and approximately 35 miles long.  With an approximate average depth of 40 feet, it has more than 20,000 surface acres along the Main Lake and its creeks and coves.  Located on the VA/NC border between I-85 on the West, and I-95 on the East, Lake Gaston is approximately 1.5 hours south of Richmond, VA and north of Raleigh, NC.    [Click Here for Map]

The counties (county seat) in:

North Carolina are:  Halifax (Halifax), Northampton (Jackson) and Warren (Warrenton).

Virginia are:  Brunswick (Lawrenceville) and Mecklenburg (Boydton).

Townships (zip codes) in the Lake Gaston area (post offices, convenience stores, physicians, etc.)

NORTH CAROLINA - Halifax (27839),  Henrico (27842),  Littleton (27850),  Macon (27551),  Vaughan (27586), Warrenton (27589)

VIRGINIA - Bracey (23919),  Ebony (23845),  Gasburg (23857), Valentines (23887)

Cities (zip codes) with close proximity to Lake Gaston (hospitals, pharmacies, shopping malls, etc.)

On the North - VA:  South Hill (23970),  Emporia (23847)
On the South - NC:  Henderson (27536),  Roanoke Rapids (27870)

Lake Satellite, Topo Maps, Coordinates:  Click Here