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Gallipolis Ferry, West Virginia
Census-designated place
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Mason
Area
 • Total 2.771 sq mi (7.18 km2)
 • Land 2.275 sq mi (5.89 km2)
 • Water 0.496 sq mi (1.28 km2)
Elevation 594 ft (181 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 817
 • Density 294.84/sq mi (113.84/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 25515
Area code(s) 304 & 681
GNIS feature ID 1554524

Gallipolis Ferry is a census-designated place (CDP) in Mason County, West Virginia, USA. It is situated on the Ohio River along West Virginia Route 2. As of the 2010 census, its population was 817. It is the site of the Robert C. Byrd Locks & Dam on the Ohio. The community was named for the fact a ferry once provided service between the town site and nearby Gallipolis, Ohio.

The community is part of the Point Pleasant, WV–OH Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Coordinates: 38°46′14″N 82°11′56″W / 38.77056°N 82.19889°W / 38.77056; -82.19889


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