Location and Population

The City of Gallipolis is located on the Ohio River in Gallia County. Gallipolis lies 40 miles upriver from Huntington, West Virginia, 58 miles northwest of Charleston, West Virginia, 50 miles west of Marietta, 109 miles southeast of Columbus, and 156 miles east of Cincinnati.

Population for Gallipolis for the 2010 census was 3,641 persons.  In 2005-2009 there were 1,800 households in Gallipolis. The average household size was 2.1 people.


Industries: In 2005-2009, for the employed population 16 years and older, the leading industries in Gallipolis were Manufacturing, 21 percent, and Educational services, health care, and social assistance, 19 percent.


Occupations and Type of Employer: Among the most common occupations were: Management, professional, and related occupations, 26 percent; Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 25 percent; Sales and office occupations, 21 percent; Service occupations, 18 percent; and Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations, 10 Percent. Eighty percent of people employed were Federal, State, and local government workers; and 2 percent were self-employed in own not incorporated business workers.

Gallipolis Municipal Building
333 Third Avenue
P. O. Box 339
Gallipolis, Ohio   45631