Gaston County Churches

Guide to Churches in Gaston County North Carolina, including Leading Christian Denominations

This guide provides a listing of Christian churches and cathedrals and other places of Christian worship in Gaston County North Carolina. The guide serves as a starting point of information for residents, visitors, and those considering moving to the area. You may want to attend services at several different churches to find the right church leadership, congregation, ministries, observances and other aspects of church life that appeal to you.

Find Christian resources in Gaston by city which include Gastonia Churches,  Mount Holly Churches,  Belmont Churches,  South Gastonia Churches,  Cherryville Churches,  Bessemer City Churches. To browse through churches by all cities in Gaston County, see the list in the left column.

Leading Christian Denominations in Gaston County North Carolina

Evangelical Denominations76,199
Catholic Church5,304
Assemblies of God1,712
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ62
Church of the Nazarene246
Episcopal Church962
Evangelical Lutheran Church5,914
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel1,225
Presbyterian Church5,335
Seventh-Day Adventist Church156
United Church of Christ100
United Methodist Church13,693


Note: The data was downloaded from the Association of Religion Data Archives, and were collected by Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies.


About Gaston County North Carolina - Background Information

Total population199,397
Population per square mile534.7 people
Births2,582
Median income$40,356
Average travel time to work24.6 minutes
Number of companies12,838
Size of Gaston County North Carolina356.21 square miles

Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau