Gaston town is located in the county of Lexington. It is a part of the Columbia's Soouth Carolina Metropolitan statistical area. Gasto has a total area of about 9 sq. kms. and it is elevated about 500 ft. above sea level. The local economy generally revolves around industries involved in art and entertainment, automotive, construction and home improvement, finance, pharmaceuticals, health care facilities, apparel, hotels and telecommunication. The service industry is healthy, as Gaston serves as the site for truck repairing service, road side service, mental health service, internet and online service, childcare service and cable television service.