Gaston is a town in Washington Township, Delaware County, Indiana, United States. The population was 871 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Muncie, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Gaston was originally called Snag Town, and under the latter name was platted in 1855. The name Gaston was adopted when the railroad was built through the town in 1901.
Gaston currently has a preschool, elementary, and high school in the Wes-Del community school district. It also has a few churches, an ice cream parlor/restaurant called The Barking Cow, a funeral home and a few cemeteries located outside of the town center, a volunteer fire department and police department, a Dollar General and several small businesses. The town has also had a newspaper, The Voice, which was released every other week until it was discontinued in May 2016 after producing a total of 8 volumes and 124 newspapers for over 10 years. Wes-Del Middle/High School has produced WDN, a weekly video featuring students reporting the current events occurring in the school, and released it on YouTube. Wes-Del Middle/High School also became the first school to let students work on personal projects to be released to the school if desired and give out awards red carpet style in 2016.
The motorcade transporting Vice President Mike Pence and Karen Pence passed through Gaston on May 18, 2019.