The City of Gaston, SC
The city of Gaston is located in the state of South Carolina in Lexington County and has a population of 1,473 as reported by the census of 2010. The largest nearby city to Gaston is Columbia, approximately 21 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Gaston, including Grama's Diner, Dick's 19th Hole at Hidden Valley, Little Pizza Shop II, Blimpie Subs & TCBY and Tiger Express 11. For a larger selection of Gaston restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Gaston Golf Courses, Arenas, Museums and/or Zoos, including the Carolina Coliseum - University of South Carolina, EdVenture, South Carolina State Museum, Colonial Life Arena - University of South Carolina and Hickory Ridge Golf Club. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Gaston please click on the Attractions tab above. The following airport is located in or near Gaston:
- Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE)
Gaston, South Carolina Climate and WeatherIn the month of November, Gaston experiences an average high temperature of 67 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in November are usually about 43 degrees with an average rainfall of 2.88 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Gaston with daytime temperatures averaging 89 degrees in the summer, and 58 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Gaston to receive an average of 3.96 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 4.96 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 107 degrees in the summer and as low as -2 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Gaston should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 76 degrees, and nighttime lows of 52.
Gaston, South Carolina Attractions
1Blackville Country Club - Blackville,
The Blackville Country Club is a 9 hole public golf course in Barnwell County South Carolina. Built in 1959, this Blackville course is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 1 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 803-284-2565. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: Country Club Rd, Blackville, SC 29817
2Carolina Coliseum - University of South Carolina - Columbia,
The Carolina Coliseum is a 12,401 seat multi-purpose arena in Columbia, South Carolina. It was the home of the University of South Carolina men's and women's basketball teams and Columbia's main events venue until 2002, when the Colonial Center, now Colonial Life Arena, opened. It was home to the Columbia Inferno of the ECHL until poor ticket sales caused the Inferno to leave the Coliseum.
3Colonial Life Arena - University of South Carolina - Columbia,
The Colonial Life Arena is a multi-purpose arena in Columbia, South Carolina, primarily home to the University of South Carolina men's and women's basketball teams. Opened as a replacement for the Carolina Coliseum with the name Carolina Center in 2002, the 18,000 seat arena is also host to various events like conferences, concerts, and graduation ceremonies throughout the year. It is the largest arena in the state of South Carolina and the tenth largest college arena.
4Columbia Museum of Art - Columbia,
The Columbia Museum of Art in Columbia, South Carolina has a collection of European and American fine and decorative art that spans several centuries. The museum building was transformed from an urban department store into a light-filled space with 25 galleries.
5Congaree National Park - Chesnee,
Congaree National Park preserves the largest tract of old growth bottomland hardwood forest left in the US. Located in South Carolina, the 22,000 acre national park received that designation in 2003 as the culmination of a grassroots campaign which had started in 1969. The lush trees growing in this floodplain forest are some of the tallest in the Eastern U.S., forming one of the highest natural canopies remaining in the world.
6EdVenture - Columbia,
EdVenture is the largest children's museum in the Southeast, located in Columbia, South Carolina. EdVenture opened to the public in 2003. It has 8 galleries covering 67,000 square feet, plus hands-on exhibits, 2 resource centers, and a 200-seat theater. 40,000 square feet of the total 67,000 square feet is devoted to exhibit galleries, laboratories and visitor amenities. An additional 7,000 square feet of outdoor gallery space is located just outside the museum's front door.
7Hampton-Preston House - Columbia,
The Hampton-Preston House located at 1615 Blanding Street in Columbia, South Carolina, is an historic mansion that was the home of members of the prominent Hampton family. It was listed in the National Register of Historic Places on July 29, 1969.
8Hickory Ridge Golf Club - Columbia,
The Hickory Ridge Golf Club is a 9 hole public golf course in Richland County South Carolina. Built in 1930, this Columbia course is open all year. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 803-776-9900. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 1300 Bitternut Rd, Columbia, SC 29209
9Hillcrest Golf Course - Orangeburg,
The Hillcrest Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Orangeburg County South Carolina. Built in 1972, this Orangeburg course designed by Russell Breeden is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 1 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 803-533-6030. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 1099 Saint Matthews Rd, Orangeburg, SC 29115
10Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site - Camden,
The Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site in Camden, South Carolina preserves structures and grounds that are representative of the Southern theater of the American Revolutionary War. Managed by a consortium of private donors and local governments, the area is also an affiliated unit of the National Park Service.
Gaston, South Carolina Hotels
4Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Columbia Airport
2245 Airport Blvd
Cayce, SC 29033-1403
Gaston, South Carolina Restaurants
This is a list of Gaston Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Pizza Restaurants, Sandwich Shops and Dim Sum Restaurants. Happy Dining!
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