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Gaston Co. (NC) Police Stations

Belmont Police Department

Belmont Police is Dispatched on North Carolina Viper on their own channels

  • Main Station - 201 Chronicle St, Belmont

Bessemer City Police Department

Bessemer City is dispatched on Gaston County Police Channel on North Carolina VIPER

  • Main Station - 132 W Virginia Ave, Bessemer City

Dallas Police Department

Dallas Police Department is dispatched on Gaston County Police Channel on North Carolina VIPER

  • Main Station - 207 W Church St, Dallas

Gaston County Police Department

Gaston County Police Department is dispatched on North Carolina VIPER

  • Main Station - 420 W. Franklin Blvd, Gastonia

Gaston County Sheriff's Office

Gaston County Sheriff's Office is dispatched on their own channel on North Carolina VIPER

  • Main Station - 425 Dr M.L.K. Jr. Way, Gastonia

Gastonia Police Department

Gastonia Police is dispatched on Charlotte UASI full time

  • Main Station - 200 E. Long Ave, Gastonia
  • Sub Station - 181 S South St, Gastonia

Lowell Police Department

Lowell is dispatched on Gaston County Police Channel on North Carolina VIPER

  • Main Station - 102 E 1st St, Lowell

Mount Holly Police Department

Mount Holly Police is dispatched on Charlotte UASI

  • Main Station - 400 E Central Ave, Mt Holly

Ranlo Police Department

Ranlo Police is dispatched on Gaston County Police Channel on North Carolina VIPER

  • Main Station - 1624 Spencer Mountain Rd, Gastonia

Stanley Police Department

Stanley Police is dispatched on Gaston County Police Channel on North Carolina VIPER

  • Main Station - 230 S Main St, Stanley


Gaston Co. (NC) Fire Stations

Gastonia Fire Department

Gastonia is dispatched on Charlotte UASI full time.

  • Sta. #1 (HQ) -
    • Current Sta. - 260 N. Myrtle School Rd. across from Whitener St.
    • Former Sta. - 117 W. Second Ave. @ S. South St.
  • Sta. #2 - 510 New Way Dr. between N. Morris St. & N. Boyce St.
  • Sta. #3 -
    • Current Sta. - 717 Wellons Dr. between Union Rd. (aka State Route 274) & Moore Dr.
    • Former Sta. - 1502 W. Franklin Blvd. (aka US-29/US-74) @ N. Webb St.
  • Sta. #4 -
    • Current Sta. - 900 Armstrong Park Rd. (aka County Route 2200) across from White Willow Ave.
    • Former Sta. - 1012 S. New Hope Rd. (aka State Route 279) between Dixon Rd. & Armstrong Cir. (Now Organic Marketplace)
  • Sta. #5 - 900 W. Hudson Blvd. (aka County Route 1255) between Lynhaven Dr. & Clyde St.
  • Sta. #6 - 1335 E. Ozark Ave. (aka State Route 7) @ Piedmont St.
  • Sta. #7 - 3811 Gaston Day School Rd. (aka County Route 2200) between Duke St. & Brookberry Ln.
  • Sta. #8 - 613 Carson Rd. (aka County Route 1311) across from Laurel Woods Dr.


County Stations

Gaston County Fire Stations are dispatched on North Carolina VIPER

  • 17 - Lowell V.F.D. - 202 Groves St. between E. First St. & Bridge St. (WNKH957)
  • 18 - Spencer Mountain Rd. V.F.D. - 1011 Dallas Stanley Hwy. (aka State Route 275) @ Dills Dr.,Dallas (WNKH955)
  • 19 - Ranlo V.F.D. -
    • Current Sta. - 1710 Spencer Mountain Rd. (aka County Route 2200) between Rex Ave. & Robin St.,Ranlo
    • Former Sta. - 1624 Spencer Mountain Rd. (aka County Route 2200) @ Park Dr.,Ranlo (KNAD854/WNKH957)
  • 20 - Alexis V.F.D. -
    • Sta. #1 (HQ) -
      • Current Sta. - 4168 Charles Raper Jonas Hwy. (aka State Route 27) between Alexis Lucia Rd. (aka County Route 1820) & Sagebrook Dr.,Alexis (WNKH955)
      • Former Sta. - 4215-4221 Charles Raper Jonas Hwy. (aka State Route 27) between Alexis High Shoals Rd. (aka County Route 1819) & Sagebrook Dr.,Alexis
    • Sta. #2 - 4639 Old Plank Rd. between Tuckers Grove Church Rd. (aka County Route 1360) & Sigmon Farms Dr.,Iron Station (Lincoln Co.)
  • 21 - North Gaston Vol. Fire/Rescue - 110 Thompkins St. (aka Old Hardin Rd./County Route 1812) @ School St.,High Shoals (WNKH955) (Formerly High Shoals Vol. Fire/Rescue)
  • 22 - Stanley V.F.D. (KEY809) - 201 Blacksnake Rd. (aka County Route 1905) between Willow St. & N. Mauney Ave.,Stanley (WQCL322)
  • 30 - East Gaston V.F.D. - 108 Arrochem Way (aka County Route 2060) between Westland Farm Rd. (aka County Route 1924) & Morgan Rd.,Mt. Holly (WNKH955)
  • 31 - Lucia-Riverbend V.F.D. - 14124 Lucia Riverbend Hwy. (aka State Route 273) between Old Wagon Rd. & Honbarger Ln.,Mt. Holly (WNKH955)
  • 32 - Community V.F.D. - 1873 Perfection Ave. (aka County Route 2040) between Abbington Way & Perfection Place Ct.,Belmont
  • 33 - Mt. Holly F.D. - 1201 S. Main St. @ Fire Dept. Dr.,Mt. Holly (WNKH955) (Formerly Catawba Heights V.F.D.)
  • 34 - Mt. Holly F.D. (HQ) -
    • Current Sta. - 433 Killian Ave. @ N. Main St. (aka State Route 273),Mt. Holly (WPEF699)
    • Former Sta. - 309 N. Main St. between Highland St. (aka State Route 273) & Alsace St.,Mt. Holly
  • 35 - Mt. Holly F.D. - 13455 Lucia Riverbend Hwy. (aka County Route 1922) between Henderson St. (aka County Route 1910) & Lumber Ln.,Mt. Holly
  • 41 - Cramerton V.F.D
    • Sta. #1 - Cramerton V.F.D. - 141 Eighth Ave. between Ninth St. & Tenth St.,Cramerton (WNKH956)
    • Sta. #2 - McAdenville V.F.D. (Former Station 40) - 144 Wesleyan Dr. (aka County Route 2209) between Poplar St. & Belvie Ln.,McAdenville (WNKH956)
  • 42 - South Point V.F.D. - 2300 South Point Rd. (aka State Route 273) between Plant Allen Rd. & River Run,Belmont (WNKH956)
  • 43 - Belmont F.D. -
    • Current Sta. - 301 Keener Blvd. (aka State Route 273) @ Ewing Dr.,Belmont (KEY808/WNKH956)
    • Former Sta. - 156 Woodlawn St. between Belmont-Mt. Holly Rd. (aka County Route 2093) & Cason St.,Belmont (WNKH956)
  • 50 - New Hope V.F.D. - 4804 S. New Hope Rd. (aka State Route 279) @ Union New Hope Rd.,Belmont (WNKH956)
  • 51 - Union Rd. V.F.D. - 4060 Union Rd. (aka State Route 274) between Honeywood Ln. & Dawnwood Dr. (aka County Route 2721),Gastonia
  • 55 - Crowders Mountain Vol. Fire/Rescue -
    • Sta. #1 - 480 Bethany Rd. between Freedom Mill Rd. & Ramsey Cir.,Gastonia (WNKH957)
    • Sta. #2 - 215 E. Virginia Ave. (aka State Route 274) @ N. 10th St.,Bessemer City
  • 61 - Agriculture Center V.F.D. - 1428 Costner School Rd. between Joe Cloninger Rd. & Shikepoke Ct.,Bessemer City (WNKH954)
  • 62 - Bessemer City V.F.D. - 119 W. Washington Ave. @ N. 13th St.,Bessemer City (WNKH954)
  • 63 - Dallas V.F.D. - 209 W. Main St. @ S. Oakland St.,Dallas (WNKH957)
  • 70 - Tryonota V.F.D. -
    • Sta. #1 (HQ) - 2577 Tryon Courthouse Rd. (aka State Route 274) across from Tryon School Rd. (aka County Route 1440),Bessemer City (WNKH954)
    • Sta. #2 - 707 Chestnut Ridge Church Rd. (aka County Route 1407) between Long Creek Rd. & Corvette Ln.,Kings Mountain (WNKH954)
  • 72 - Hugh's Pond V.F.D. - 1442 Tot Dellinger Rd. (aka County Route 1650) between Cherryville Hwy. (aka State Route 274) & Black Rd. (aka County Route 1638),Cherryville (WNKH954)
  • 73 - Cherryville F.D. - 411 E. Church St. (aka State Route 150) @ Dalton St.,Cherryville (WNKH954)
  • 74 - Waco Community V.F.D. -
    • Current Sta. - 421 S. Main St. between Moss St. & Carpenter Rd.,Waco (Cleveland Co.)
    • Former Sta. - 2139 Cherryville Rd. (aka State Route 150) @ Fire Dept. St.,Waco (Cleveland Co.)
  • 75 - Crouse V.F.D. - 2764-2772 W. Old State Route 150 @ St. Marks Church Rd.,Crouse (Lincoln Co.)
  • 76 - South Fork V.F.D. - 2736 Long Shoals Rd. (aka County Route 1242) @ Sutton Ln.,Lincolnton (Lincoln County)


Gaston Co. (NC) E.M.S.

EMS is dispatched on North Carolina VIPER full time

  • G.E.M.S. (Gaston Emergency Medical Services) -
    • Sta. #1 (HQ) - 615 N. Highland St. @ W. Davidson Ave.,Gastonia
    • Sta. #2 - 408 Henderson St. @ McArver St.,Gastonia (WNQI820)
    • Sta. #3 - 215 E. Virginia Ave. (aka State Route 274) @ N. 10th St.,Bessemer City (KNAD852) (Shared w/Crowders Mountain Vol. Fire/Rescue Sta. #2)
    • Sta. #4 - 700 Eagle Rd. between Lakewood Rd. (aka County Route 2014) & Norfolk Southern Railroad Charlotte Sub,Belmont (WNAE273) (Formerly South Point Lifesaving Crew)
    • Sta. #5 - 101 W. First St. (aka State Route 7) @ S. Main St. (aka County Route 2329),Lowell (Bay faces S. Main St.)
    • Sta. #6 - 115 S. Mulberry St. @ W. Academy St.,Cherryville (WNAE272) (Formerly Cherryville Rescue/Squad)
    • Sta. #7 - 1122 S. Main St. between Beatty Dr. (aka State Route 273) & Rose St.,Mt. Holly (WPXR715)
    • Sta. #8 - 618 S. Main St. (aka State Route 275) between Wilson St. & Ethel Dr.,Stanley (WQJ508) (Housed w/Stanley Civil Defense Rescue)
    • Sta. #9 - 4060 Union Rd. (aka State Route 274) between Honeywood Ln. & Dawnwood Dr (aka County Route 2721),Gastonia (Shared w/Union Rd. V.F.D.)
    • Sta. #10 - 14124 Lucia Riverbend Hwy. (aka State Route 273) between Old Wagon Rd. & Honbarger Ln.,Mt. Holly (Shared w/Lucia-Riverbend V.F.D.)
    • Sta. #11 - 480 Bethany Rd. between Freedom Mill Rd. & Ramsey Cir.,Gastonia (WQEK692) (Shared w/Crowders Mountain Vol. Fire/Rescue Sta. #1)
    • Sta. #12 - Unknown where Sta. is but the coverage includes Belmont F.D., New Hope V.F.D. & South Point V.F.D.
  • Dallas Rescue/Squad - 206 S. Oakland St. between W. Church St. & W. Robinson St.,Dallas (KNAD853)
  • Gaston Life Saving Crew - 418 S. Broad St. @ E. Fourth Ave.,Gastonia (WNAE271)


Gastonia Public Works

Gastonia Public Works uses VHF repeaters. It is unknown if there is a plan to switch to Charlotte UASI or another form of digital communications systems.

Public Works Department Frequency CTCSS Tone
Gastonia Water 153.410MHz -
Gastonia Electric 153.725MHz 151.4Hz
Public Works 155.880MHz 192.8Hz