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Gallipolis Ferry, West Virginia
|• 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)|
|• Density||294.84/sq mi (113.84/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|Area code(s)||304 & 681|
|GNIS feature ID||1554524|
Gallipolis Ferry is a census-designated place (CDP) in Mason County, West Virginia, United States. 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.
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