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Welcome to Gibsonville ...

The town of Gibsonville is primarily located in Alamance County. A portion of Gibsonville extends into Guilford County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2012, Gibsonville has a population of 6,582 people<1> (see below for details).

Gibsonville is 700 feet [213 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Gibsonville lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Gibsonville is within the (336) area code.

We know of 5 communities that are also named Gibsonville. Our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Gibsonville contains a list of those communities.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Gibsonville had a population of 6,410 people. This makes Gibsonville the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Gibsonville represents 0.07% of the population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 112nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,410 people, the population of Gibsonville increased 46.61% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 4,372 people).

Taken from the 2012 Census Estimates, Gibsonville had an population of 6,582 people. This is an increase of 2.68% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 50.55% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Gibsonville.

Communities near Gibsonville ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2012
Since 2010
Birchwood   [Map]     ---   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Graham   [Map]     14,248+0.67%   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Green Level   [Map]     2,125+1.19%   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Greensboro   [Map]     277,080+2.75%   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Haw River   [Map]     2,334+1.57%   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Liberty   [Map]     2,668+0.45%   S   16 miles [25.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Gibsonville.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We've added two new sections to our Genealogy Helper Page for Gibsonville.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Gibsonville. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see a Google satellite image of the cemetery.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Gibsonville. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Websites for Gibsonville ...

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Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Gibsonville. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

If you haven't already, you should also register your business through the Bing Business Portal.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Gibsonville:

The official website for Alamance County

The Panormaio photo collection contain pictures for the area around Gibsonville:

Looking for information about genealogy? We always start with these websites when searching in and around the area of Gibsonville and Alamance County:

Cyndi's List for the State of North Carolina,
        for Alamance County
Family Search for the State of North Carolina,
        for Alamance County
USGenWeb for the State of North Carolina

We have a longer, more detailed list of websites on our Genealogy Helper Page for Gibsonville.

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Gibsonville.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gibsonville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that starts at Gibsonville. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, private property - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Gibsonville) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Gibsonville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Gibsonville

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Gibsonville.


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